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Paraguay's new president will come to his inauguration in sandals on bare feet

August 15 2008
08:07

Today in Asuncion, will inaugurate the new president of Paraguay - the ceremony of entry chapters of the state office. Former bishop Fernando Lugo taken the oath before parliament. In this case, the new head of state, who led in the past the poorest diocese in the country is not going to give up the habitual austerity - all of his image will be quite modest.

As he confessed in an interview with Lugo local television, he's going to wear to the inauguration ceremony of simple sandals on bare feet, "because they are more comfortable." "But if it is cold, I obuyus in the shoes" - added 67-year-old politician, stressing that the cravat he did not intend.

At the ceremony will be attended by nine presidents of neighboring countries, the heir to the Spanish throne Prince Felipe of Asturias, the delegations of 97 countries around the world. Their safety in addition to its own intelligence agents, will provide more than 4 thousand policemen, Vesti reports.

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