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The new government of Bolivia will commence duties in October or November

The new government of Bolivia after the elections, will assume his duties in October-November, said the Supreme electoral court.

According to the published calendar of the election campaign, the presidential election, as decided earlier, will be held on 6 September. Preliminary voting results will be published on the same day and the final on September 29.

"The entry into power of the new authorities, if not the second round of the elections (will take place) 4 October," - noted in the calendar.

If, however, the second round will take place, it will be held on October 18 and the new government assumes the authority from November 16 to November 30.

The Senate of Bolivia in the night of may 1 has passed a law which established a 90-day period, not later than August 2, for the elections. However, Janine Agnes, who is also a candidate in the elections, did not sign the law, saying that holding elections in August could pose a threat to public health in the epidemic COVID-19. At the extraordinary session of the Parliament rejected comments Agnes, and the law entered into force. In early June, the electoral court of Bolivia in coordination with the political forces of the country has postponed the General election until September 6 because of the pandemic coronavirus.

After the opposition in Bolivia, led by Carlos Mesa said on mass violations in the elections on 20 October 2019, the country's President Evo Morales under the pressure of war, resigned and left the country. After it had retired all the top leadership of Bolivia, the government passed the opposition Vice-speaker of the Senate Jeannine Agnes. Authorities announced the holding of new presidential elections. Morales is forbidden to participate in them as a candidate, he is in Argentina, where headed the presidential campaign of his "Movement towards socialism".