Bolivia opposition candidate says Morales should not be candidate in new election

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Bolivian opposition candidate Carlos Mesa said on Sunday that President Evo Morales should not be a candidate in new elections after the Organisation of American States (OAS) found serious irregularities in an Oct. 20 vote. Morales said earlier on Sunday that he would agree to new elections after the OAS released its preliminary report saying it could not verify Morales' victory in the October election

Reuters November 11, 2019 00:10:26 IST
Bolivia opposition candidate says Morales should not be candidate in new election

Bolivia opposition candidate says Morales should not be candidate in new election

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Bolivian opposition candidate Carlos Mesa said on Sunday that President Evo Morales should not be a candidate in new elections after the Organisation of American States (OAS) found serious irregularities in an Oct. 20 vote.

Morales said earlier on Sunday that he would agree to new elections after the OAS released its preliminary report saying it could not verify Morales' victory in the October election.

(Reporting by Daniel Ramos; Writing by Cassandra Garrison; Editing by Richard Chang)

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