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El Salvador calls emergency talks on military loan after soldiers occupy parliament

By DW
16 February 2020   |   11:14 am
President Bukele and troops entered parliament on Sunday to demand a loan to better equip the military and police. But the opposition party, FMLN, remain skeptical and have described his actions as those of a dictator.

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