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the face to face of President Arce and former commander Zuñiga

the face to face of President Arce and former commander Zuñiga
the face to face of President Arce and former commander Zuñiga

”We are going to take over the Big House of the People, there is going to be a new cabinet, our country can’t continue like this any longer,” Zúñiga had assured.

The president of Bolivia, Luis Arcehe came face to face with the former commander Juan José Zúñiga at the gates of the Presidential Palace. There, the president asked him to withdraw military forceswithin the framework of the attempted Coup d’état.

Zúñiga refused the requestgenerating an even greater climate of tension in the Bolivian country, where the Army entered the Quemado Palace, headquarters of the Government, in the afternoon.

”Withdraw all military forces”Arce demanded, before Zúñiga who, after the refusal, remained silent in response to questions from journalists about how the situation was going to continue, generating a climate of uncertainty that continues to grow.

Luis Arce: “We need the Bolivian people to mobilize against the coup d’état”

Luis Arce He spoke with his cabinet on national television. “We need the Bolivian people to mobilize against the coup d’état”he said surrounded by his management team.

Through a live broadcast on Facebook, the Bolivian president denounced: “The country today is facing a coup d’état. “The country once again faces interests for democracy in Bolivia to be truncated.”

“Here is the Government with all his ministers firm here in Casa Grande to stop any coup attempt, any attempt that threatens our democracy,” the president insisted.

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Arce and Zúñiga starred in a tense moment at the Palacio Quemado

Arce and Zúñiga starred in a tense moment at the Palacio Quemado

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Thus, Arce called on the people to mobilize and added: “We cannot allow once again coup attempts to take Bolivian lives“, while ratifying the firmness of the cabinet.

“Long live the Bolivian people!”the president closed his speech.

Source: Ambito

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