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After tried coup in Bolivia: Military withdraws from presidential palace

Military police stand amid tear gas they fired in front of the presidential palace in Plaza Murillo

Military police stand amid tear gasoline they fired in entrance of the presidential palace in Plaza Murillo

© Juan Karita / AP

There seems to have been an tried coup in Bolivia: troopers had occupied the sq. in entrance of the Bolivian authorities palace. They are mentioned to have since withdrawn.

In Bolivia, navy items have apparently withdrawn from the realm across the presidential palace following an tried coup. A witness to the incident reported this to the Reuters information company on Wednesday (native time). The new navy command had apparently ordered the troops led by General Juan Jose Zuniga to withdraw.

Earlier, President Luis Arce introduced the tried coup after troopers occupied the central sq. of the capital La Paz and broke by the doorway to the palace at Plaza Murillo with an armored automobile. General Juan Jose Zuniga informed an area tv station that the three heads of the armed forces wished to “express their dismay.” “There will certainly be a new cabinet, things will change, but our country cannot continue as before,” he mentioned. The nation's highest courtroom condemned the coup try and described the motion as an assault on democratic stability within the South American nation.

Heads of state and authorities within the area involved

Heads of state and authorities within the area initially condemned the troopers' actions. The President of Honduras, Xiomara Castro, declared: “The armed forces have once again carried out a criminal coup.” She known as on the members of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) to sentence the fascism that has attacked democracy in Bolivia. The President of Paraguay, Santiago Pena, known as for respect for democracy and the rule of legislation. His counterpart in Chile, Gabriel Boric, expressed concern. A violation of the constitutional order should not be tolerated.