Bolivia’s former leader Evo Morales said on Friday that there are no legal obstacles before his nomination as a lawmaker in the May 3 elections.

“First, the coup plotters were afraid of my candidacy for the presidency. Now they fear being nominated as a deputy or senator,” Morales said on Twitter, referring country’s de facto government led by Jeanine Anez.

“Legally, nothing prevents me from being a candidate, but the coup plotters want to outlaw me and silence me, but they won’t succeed,” he said.

The indigenous leader blames Anez, opposition leader Luis Fernando Camacho and former President Carlos

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