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Bolivian police chief says there is no warrant for arrest of Morales - TV

FILE PHOTO: Bolivia's President Evo Morales annouces his resignation in Lauca N, Cochabamba, Bolivia November 10, 2019 in this still image taken from Bolivian Government TV. Bolivian Government TV via REUTERS TV/File Photo

LA PAZ (Reuters) - There is no warrant for the arrest of President Evo Morales, a Bolivian police chief said on Sunday in comments aired on a local television channel.

Morales, who resigned on Sunday amid backlash over the disputed Oct. 20 election, denounced in an earlier statement on Twitter what he called an “illegal” police warrant for his arrest and saying that “violent groups” had attacked his home.

Reporting by Daniel Ramos; Writing by Cassandra Garrison; Editing by Christian Schmollinger