The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday congratulated Senator Jeanine Anez for replacing Evo Morales in Bolivia.
“The Brazilian Govt. congratulates Sen. Jeanine Añez for constitutionally assuming the Presidency of Bolivia and welcomes her determination to work for the country’s pacification & prompt holding of general elections,” the Brazilian Foreign Ministry tweeted.
Anez is expected to take the country to early elections in 90 days.
She is known for her anti-Morales politics and has served for 10 years as an opposition lawmaker.
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