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Mexico confirms that the MAS leaders are still at their embassy and will only leave Bolivia with permission

June 22, 2020

The Bolivian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported this Sunday that the Mexican government has confirmed that the seven charges brought by Evo Morales’ former government that has applied for asylum at the Mexican embassy in La Paz will continue to exist at their facilities and will not remain without Approval by the current interim executive of President Jeanine Áñez.

The Embassy of Mexico said in a statement that “the seven Bolivian citizens who entered residence in November 2019 are at this address” and “will not leave their home without the permission of the Bolivian government”.

The announcement comes a week after the interim government of Bolivia announced “police mobilization” around the Mexican embassy in the La Rinconada region of La Paz to prevent “previous leaders” fleeing. led by Evo Morales.

Mexico confirms that the MAS leaders are still at their embassy and will only leave Bolivia with permissionMexico confirms that the MAS leaders are still at their embassy and will only leave Bolivia with permission

About seven former leaders of the Movement for Socialism (MAS) are political asylees at the residence of the Mexican embassy, ​​four of them with arrest warrants, including former presidential minister Juan Ramón Quintana and former chief of culture, Wilma Alanoca, for a suspected crime of terrorism.