U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo congratulates Bolivia’s interim president

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an occasion commemorating the 30th anniversary of the autumn of the Berlin Wall in Berlin, Germany November eight, 2019. Information/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photograph

WASHINGTON (Information) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday congratulated Jeanine Anez, a Bolivian senator who turned interim president of the South American nation following the resignation of Evo Morales, the State Division mentioned.

“America applauds Bolivian Senator Jeanine Anez for stepping up as Interim President of State to steer her nation by way of this democratic transition, underneath the structure of Bolivia and in accordance with the rules of the Inter-American Democratic Constitution,” Pompeo mentioned in a press release.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Enhancing by Mohammad Zargham