Gas shortage: Bolivia claims it sees no “leftist plot” in cutting off natural gas to neighboring Brazil

Bolivia unilaterally reduced the shipment of natural gas to Brazil's Petrobras by 30% at the worst moment when Brazil desperately needs it. Conservative Bolsonaro says it's a leftist plot against him before the elections to make him look bad.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolivia's Minister of Hydrocarbons and Energy, Franklin Molina, said Wednesday (25) that the country is seeking the "best price for its natural gas" and "better conditions and a better market" by reducing exports to Brazil and increasing shipments to Argentina.

Molina made the statements after President Jair Bolsonaro (PL) suggested on Monday (23) that the agreement between Bolivians and Argentines was a "leftist pilot" against the conservative government in neighboring Brazil.

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