Bolivian President Evo Morales who resigned on Monday condemned the coup position, led by Carlos Mesa lost the Citizen Community Presidential candidate, and the head of the Pro Santa Cruz Civic Committee, Luis Fernando Camacho intends to blame his government for the violence and chaos prevailing in the nation.
World leaders condemn the coup d'état in Bolivia
"That they take their responsibility to calm the country and guarantee our political stability and peaceful coexistence," demanded Morales on his Twitter account.
This Sunday, Bolivian leaders announced their departure from the Bolivia presidency, as a step to calm the country against the racist and discriminatory aggression perpetrated by opposition groups against the people and militants related to its leadership.
"Mesa and Camacho, discriminators and conspirators, will go down in history as racists and coup plotters," Morales proclaimed categorically.
On the other hand, he said that the people categorically reject coup d'état for which he has been a victim and emphasized that the world witnesses the coup measures for these opposition leaders, who refused to acknowledge the results of the elections on October 20 last year.
Very grateful for the solidarity of the people, the brothers from Bolivia and the world who communicate with recommendations, suggestions and expressions of recognition that give us encouragement, strength and energy. They moved me to make me cry. They never abandoned me; I will never abandon them
– Evo Morales Ayma (@evoespueblo)
November 11, 2019
After general elections were held in Bolivia last Sunday, October 20, the opposition's landscape against a slander and discredit campaign of the process
Mesa and Camacho condemned an alleged fraud, but they presented no evidence. Given the violence promoted during this scam, Morales demanded a voting audit led by the Organization of American States (OAS), which, without completing the work, issued a preliminary report recommending holding new elections to calm the nation.
In view of this, Morales demanded a new democratic day, but the political opposition again refused and continued violent measures by pressing the departure of several government officials.
Later, the armed forces, the police and the Ombudsman's office proposed to the President to resign.
"I decided to step down from my position so that Carlos Mesa and Luis Camacho stop abusing and hurting thousands of brothers … I have a duty to seek peace and it hurts us to meet the Bolivians for this reason I send my resignation letter to Bolivia's Plurinational Assembly, "said former President Morales, accompanied by his Vice President Álvaro García Linera, who also left his office.