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U.S. President Donald Trump threw his support behind Bolivia’s interim government amid an ongoing political crisis in the South American country.

We support @JeanineAnez in Bolivia as she works to ensure a peaceful democratic transition through free elections. We denounce the ongoing violence and those that provoke it both in Bolivia and from afar. The U.S. stands with the people of the region for peace and democracy!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 17, 2019

“We support @JeanineAnez in Bolivia as she works to ensure a peaceful democratic transition through free elections,” Trump said in a Twitter message

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