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Diplomatic Uproar After Bolivian Emergency Landing in Vienna

Published: July 4, 2013; 11:02 · (Vindobona)

After the allegedly forced stop of in Austria, Bolivian President Evo Morales has returned to his home country. International criticism arises, also in regard to Austria’s actions.

Diplomatic Uproar After Bolivian Emergency Landing in Vienna / Picture: © Wikipedia / Joel Alvarez (Joels86)

On his flight from Russia to Bolivia, President Morales had to stop for around thirteen hours in Vienna as some European countries had refused to let him use their airspace as rumors appeared Edward Snowden could be on board. The presidential plane was about to enter French territory when the pilots “told us the entrance to France’s territory was withdrawn, [and we were] forced to…

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