EU rejects accusation about link with alleged “coup d’état” in Bolivia

The EU has been accused on several occasions by officials of to the ruling party for its alleged involvement in what the current government considers a "coup d'état" against then-President Evo Morales.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The European Union (EU), together with the diplomatic missions of its Member States in Bolivia, on Thursday (5) "categorically" rejected the accusations of having participated in 2019 in a "conspiracy to prepare a coup d'état" in the country.

The EU statement notes that in November 2019, during the political and social crisis that Bolivia experienced after the failed elections of that year, it had "helped facilitate meetings, under the leadership of the Church, involving key actors from all parties" including the ruling Movement Towards Socialism (MAS).

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