Bolivia, South Africa to tighten ties

Bolivia: Bolivian President Evo Morales’ visit to South Africa for the World Cup opening ceremony paavd the way to consolidate bilateral ties, media sources highlighted Sunday. According to Cambio daily, Morales met in Johannesburg African Vice-President Kgalema Motlanthe Saturday , who asked to strengthen trade and diplomatic ties between two countries .

Morales promised African Foreign Affairs Minister David Choquehuanca to boost the rapprochement process hortly, the newspaper stated.

Motlanthe expressed his support to Bolivia and its more recent constitutional reforms.

Motlanthe visited La Paz in 2009 leading a government delegation and was interested in the necessary diplomatic and cooperative ties.

Morales also met with 74-year-old Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, one of the emblematic figures of the struggle against racial discrimination, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.

Source: DailyNews


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