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Morales exploiting border dispute – Chilean foreign minister

Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero has accused Bolivian President Evo Morales of exploiting a border dispute at a UN court for political purposes.
By Staff reporter 28 March 2018 0 30208

Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero has accused Bolivian President Evo Morales of exploiting a border dispute at a UN court for political purposes.

Morales arrived in The Hague last week for a World Court hearing in which his country is seeking to force Chile to grant it access to the Pacific Ocean.

Bolivia wants sea access to boost its exports of gas and minerals, but Chile argues Bolivia already has access on favourable terms.

Morales’ third presidential term ends in 2019, and he intends to...