Wikileaks reveals extent of US spying
MEXICO: Bolivian President Evo Morales said Thursday that Wikileaks
had revealed the extent of "US spying" on the Andean nation and he did
not regret expelling the US ambassador two years ago.
"We realize what US spying has been, before (US President Barack)
Obama, after Obama... it confirms what we had strongly denounced,"
Morales told a news conference at a UN climate summit in Cancun, Mexico.
"I don't regret having expelled the ambassador of the United States.
From that moment, there have been no coup attempts."
Morales kicked out US Ambassador Philip Goldberg in September 2008,
accusing him of conspiring against his government. Shortly afterward,
the Bolivian leader also expelled the US Drug Enforcement
Morales also said that regional relations were unharmed despite
secret US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks showing the United
States had sought cooperation from Bolivia's neighbors, such as Brazil
CANCUN, Friday, AFP