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Cabinet chief Juan Ramon Quintana told reporters after Tuesday’s meeting that Mr. Morales asked the Oscar-winning actor to defend the chewing of coca leaf before the United Nations, lobby Chile to restore Bolivia’s long-lost access to the Pacific Ocean and help persuade the United States to extradite a former Bolivian president.
Mr. Penn is already a good-will ambassador for Haiti, where he has won respect for his post-earthquake charity work.
Asked by reporters about the missions he had been asked to assume, Mr. Penn answered curtly, “I am ambassador of Haiti.”
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