Bolivian President Evo Morales said Friday that he will not refuse from the highest office, despite opposition demands and protests that swept the country after the elections on 20 October presidential election, reports TASS.
“Right says: “Evo should resign”. I want to say to Bolivia and the world that I will not resign, we were elected by the people,” he said in the speech, which was broadcast in Facebook.
Morales urged his supporters to “defend begun the process of change and cultural and democratic revolution”.
Presidential elections were held in the Republic on October 20. According to the information published by the Higher electoral court, won by incumbent President Evo Morales.
His main opponent, former President Carlos Mesa stated that he did not recognize the victory of President in the first round.
After the announcement of the results of the voting in Bolivia, protests erupted and went on strike. In the country obyavleni a state of emergency, the opposition is accused of attempting to organize a coup.
#LTahora #Cochabamba Se registran enfrentamientos entre un grupo de personas que desbloqueaban la ciudad y “motoqueros” del grupo ciudadano Cochala Resistencia en la av. Aroma y Ayacucho. And effective that there policiales llegan al lugar ???? Daniel James – LT pic.twitter.com/j6a4c8qef0