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UAE- Bolivias Morales sworn in for third term as president

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Evo Morales Bolivias first indigenous president took the oath of office for a third term.

Bolivian reelected President Evo Morales waves as he heads to the National Congress to be sworn in for a third mandate in La Paz on January 22 2015. - AFP Photo

La Paz — Evo Morales was sworn in Thursday for a third term as president of Bolivia at a ceremony in the country’s national assembly as thousands of supporters cheered outside.

Morales Bolivia’s first indigenous president took the oath of office with his left fist raised “on behalf of the Bolivian people and equality for all human beings.”

The 55-year-old former coca grower in office since 2006 was re-elected in October with 61 percent of the vote. His new terms ends in 2020.

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