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Bolivian Gov't Invites Protesters to Talk to 'Pacify' Country

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7Dnews London

Sat, 23 Nov 2019 02:06 GMT

Bolivian Public Works Minister Yerko Nunez on Friday November 22nd said the interim government urged protesters to resort to dialogue with the aim of relieving tensions, AFP reported.

Nunez said that both sides, who he said "want to pacify the country," are invited to hold talks on Saturday November 23rd at 2000 GMT at the La Paz presidential palace.

Evo Morales, the former president of Bolivia, resigned earlier in November amid an immense and severe violent uprising that reached a breaking point when the military pulled its support, a move that Morales has referred to as a "coup".

The fall of Morales came only hours after the Organization of American States said it had found "clear manipulation" of the vote last month in which the former president claimed victory.