Mexico City.-Mexico’s ambassador to Bolivia, María Teresa Mercado arrived at the airport in Mexico City, after being expelled by the government of Bolivia’s self-proclaimed President, Jeanine Añez, and was greeted at 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday by the Director-General of American Regional Agencies and Mechanisms of the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (SRE), Efraín Guadarrama.On his Twitter account, the official of the Mexican Chancellor wrote: «Welcome to Mexico, dear Tere», who He departed Bolivia this morning before the 72-hour deadline granted to him by the government of that country to abandon him, after he was declared «persona non grata».
Also in the account of the undersecretary for Latin America, Maximiliano Reyes-Zúñiga published an image of the diplomat speaking in an office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
It was reported that Reyes-Zúñiga held a private meeting with the Mercado ambassador in order to know in a loud voice the events that were recorded in recent days in Bolivia, and that led to the expulsion of the diplomat.
Subsequently, the SRE issued the pronouncement that: «The Government of Mexico reiterates its strategy of defending international law and diplomatic dialogue». The Mercado ambassador was seen leaving the domestic arrival gates, although her flight made a stopover in Peru for two hours, and finally the afternoon of December 31 arrived in Mexico City on a flight from the Caribbean and Latin America.