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Bolivia announces renewal of diplomatic ties with Israel

Bolivian Foreign Minister Karen Longaric announced that the decade of severed diplomatic ties with Israel has ended, seeking the return of Israeli collaboration & tourists.

By  Ariel Kahana, Associated Press, Israel Hayom Staff


Bolivia will restore diplomatic ties with Israel, a decade after then-President Evo Morales severed relations because of the 2008-2009 Gaza war known as Operation Cast Lead, the South American country said on Thursday.

The renewal of ties with Israel was announced by interim Foreign Minister Karen Longaric as part of an overhaul of Bolivia’s foreign policy following Morales’s resignation this month.

Bolivian Foreign Minister Karen Longaric – Mercopress [not attributed]

Many Israeli tourists visited Bolivia before Morales cut off relations with Israel, and the hope is that they will return, Longaric said. Continue Reading »