Turkey on Monday expressed concern over the political unrest in Bolivia in the wake of the president’s stepping down.

“Turkey attaches importance to the principle that governments come into power through a democratic process,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

“In this context, Turkey is deeply concerned over the developments in Bolivia that have resulted in the resignation of President Evo Morales,” it said.

The ministry voiced hope that the tension in the country is reduced, the life returns to normalcy and the democracy prevails in Bolivia in line with the choice of Bolivian people to reestablish peace,

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