“There were no contacts with either Mr. Morales or his representatives. As for asylum, no one requested asylum, ”Peskov said.

Peskov added that the situation in Bolivia will not affect the trip of Russian leader Vladimir Putin to the BRICS summit in Brazil.

Earlier, Bolivian President Evo Morales and several other representatives of the country's top leadership resigned amid protests in the country. The Russian Foreign Ministry commented on the change of power in Bolivia.