Bolivian President Luis Arce travels to Brazil to meet with Lula – 09/04/2022

Bolivian President Luis Arce travels to Brazil to meet with Lula – 09/04/2022
Bolivian President Luis Arce travels to Brazil to meet with Lula – 09/04/2022

Bolivia’s president, leftist Luis Arce, travels to Sao Paulo on Monday to meet former president and current presidential candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Bolivian diplomatic sources said on Sunday.

“Arce will have a meeting with the Workers’ Party, with the candidate Lula da Silva, which will also be attended by the former Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Celso Amorim, and other personalities,” Horacio Villegas, minister adviser and in charge, told state television. of Bolivian Business in Brazil.

Lula leads the polls ahead of the October 2 general election.

Villegas said that the meeting aims to highlight the political affinity between the two personalities and strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, which share a long border of almost 3,400 kilometers.

At the invitation of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Arce will also participate in an academic meeting on the economic model that Bolivia has been applying for 16 years.

Arce’s agenda includes a meeting with the Bolivian migrant community settled in Brazil. It is estimated that around 300,000 Bolivian citizens live in São Paulo.

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