WATCH: Bolivian President Evo Morales arrived home late on July 3 and was greeted by his cabinet and cheering, fist-pumping crowds at La Paz's airport after a dramatic journey from Moscow that ignited a diplomatic furor when his plane had to make an unscheduled stop in Vienna because of apparent fears in Europe that his plane was carrying fugitive U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden. (Reuters video)
Russia has criticized France, Spain, and Portugal for delaying the Bolivian president's flight home from Moscow over suspicions that fugitive former U.S. intelligence employee Edward Snowden was on board.
President Evo Morales was able to fly home on July 3 only after a forced stopover in Austria because of the airspace flap.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the actions of the three countries "could hardly be considered friendly actions towards Bolivia."