US media: Morales claims to be still president with confidence in UN mediation

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 US media: Morales claims to be still president with confidence in UN mediation


According to the associated press, Morales said in an interview that in fact, he is still the president of Bolivia because the parliament has not accepted his resignation.

The parliament must refuse or approve the resignation. If they disagree or refuse, I can say that I am still the president. He said.

Morales said he would return to Bolivia from Mexico if it would help the countrys peace process.

Morales told the Associated Press he was surprised by the defection of the commander-in-chief of the armed forces. He received news that some Bolivian military figures were plotting a rebellion against the military leader who had urged him to resign, but he did not elaborate on the details of the plan.

Morales also said the United States was the grand conspirator behind the coup that forced him to leave Bolivia. According to the report, Morales has long maintained tense relations with Washington and expelled officials of the US Drug Administration from Bolivia in 2008.

In the interview, he called on all parties in Bolivia to maintain calm and dialogue. I want to tell them (their supporters) that we will have to restore democracy, but it will take patience and peaceful struggle. UN Secretary General Guterres said Thursday he would send his Personal Envoy Jean Arnault to Bolivia to seek a peaceful solution to the countrys crisis. In this regard, Morales expressed his confidence in the United Nations. At present, the Bolivian opposition parliamentarians, who announced that Agnes has been recognized by the United States, Russia and other countries as the interim president, but face arduous challenges in organizing new elections. According to Bolivias constitution, the interim president has 90 days to organize elections. But supporters of former president Morales have a two-thirds majority in Parliament. Source: surging news editor: Li Chao, nb12814

In the interview, he called on all parties in Bolivia to maintain calm and dialogue. I want to tell them (their supporters) that we will have to restore democracy, but it will take patience and peaceful struggle.

UN Secretary General Guterres said Thursday he would send his Personal Envoy Jean Arnault to Bolivia to seek a peaceful solution to the countrys crisis. In this regard, Morales expressed his confidence in the United Nations.

At present, the Bolivian opposition parliamentarians, who announced that Agnes has been recognized by the United States, Russia and other countries as the interim president, but face arduous challenges in organizing new elections. According to Bolivias constitution, the interim president has 90 days to organize elections. But supporters of former president Morales have a two-thirds majority in Parliament.