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Fallen Bolivian leader Morales: 'No problem' if vote proceeds without me


MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales said on Friday that fresh elections could be held without him, potentially removing an obstacle to choosing a new leader in the South American country thrown into turmoil by his resignation over a contested vote.

The interim government and lawmakers from Morales’ Movement for Socialism appear to have reached an agreement this week to hold a new presidential election, following a vote widely seen as tainted that led to his fall.

Interim President Jeanine Anez has said Morales himself would not be welcome as a candidate in the next election.

“For the ...


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