MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Nicaraguan government on Sunday issued a statement denouncing what it called a “coup” in Bolivia after the South American country’s president, Evo Morales, stepped down amid protests over a disputed election.
“The Government of Nicaragua ... denounces and strongly condemns the coup d’etat that was realized today,” the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, a veteran leftist, said in a statement.
“We express our rejection and repudiation of fascist practices that ignore the constitution, laws and institutionalism that govern the democratic life of nations.”
Reporting by Ismael Lopez; writing by Julia Love; Editing by Himani Sarkar
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