Evo Morales vows to return to Bolivia

Democratically elected President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, forced into exile by a far-right coup, said he will return to his country.

The democratically elected President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, congratulated the Movement for Socialism (MAS) Party after having successfully completed its assembly, in which he endorsed its democratic vocation and presented its plan of political struggle to recover the government from the new far-right regime.

Through his Twitter account, Morales said: "We are not alone in Bolivia or in the world, fighting with the truth for our dignity, united by life and democracy."

Morales, who received political asylum in Mexico after the coup d'etat against him, was appointed national campaign chief of the MAS-IPSP (Political Instrument for the Sovereignty of the Peoples) to the national elections of 2020-2025.

From Cuba, Morales indicated by telephone to the supporters of the political institute that he will soon return to win the elections, "whether he wants to be right or not." 

The Bolivian leader, who left Bolivia on November 10 to avoid a "bloodbath" when repression against his supporters intensified after the coup d'etat, asked the MAS members for unity at the end of yesterday's first extraordinary national expanded in Cochabamba ,.

“I want to tell you, sisters and brothers, for now I am temporarily out of the country. Any moment, whether I want to do it or not, whatever they say, whatever they do, I will soon be in Bolivia so that together we can face the elections and win them, as we have always done, ”Morales said.