Oct 22, 2019, 11:23 PM
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Iran congratulates Bolivia on holding democrat presidential elections

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi congratulated the Republic of Bolivia on holding democratic presidential elections which saw reelection of Evo Morales.

He congratulated the Bolivian people and government on holding presidential election and the reelection of Morales as the country's president and wished them success and prosperity.

With about 95 percent of the votes counted, election officials on Monday said Mr. Morales received 46.8 percent of the votes, while his closest rival, Carlos Mesa, won 36.7 percent. To avoid a runoff, the incumbent needed a 10-percentage-point advantage.


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