UN / BOLIVIA ELECTION

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19-Oct-2020 00:00:37
In a statement read by UN spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres congratulated the Bolivian people “on the holding of highly participative and peaceful general elections,” and encouraged “all political and social leaders to work together with the same commitment to democracy, respect for human rights and national reconciliation in addressing the current political, economic, social and health challenges.” UNIFEED

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DATELINE: 19 OCTOBER 2020, NEW YORK CITY / RECENT

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1. Wide shot, United Nations Headquarters

19 OCTOBER 2020, NEW YORK

2. Wide shot, spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric walks up to podium
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“The Secretary-General congratulates the Bolivian people on the holding of highly participative and peaceful general elections that took place on 18 October. He encourages all political and social leaders to work together with the same commitment to democracy, respect for human rights and national reconciliation in addressing the current political, economic, social and health challenges.”
6. Wide shot, Dujarric walks away from podium

STORYLINE:

In a statement read by UN spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today (19 Oct) congratulated the Bolivian people “on the holding of highly participative and peaceful general elections,” and encouraged “all political and social leaders to work together with the same commitment to democracy, respect for human rights and national reconciliation in addressing the current political, economic, social and health challenges.”

The elections, that took place Sunday (18 Oct,) were originally scheduled for 6 September, and had been postponed because of COVID-19 concerns.

Jeanine Anez has been President of Bolivia in an interim capacity since 12 November 2019
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