Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the Presidential Election in Peru

April 21, 2000

  1. The Government of Japan attaches much importance to the establishment of democracy in Latin American countries, and, from this point of view, considers it important for the presidential election in Peru to be conducted in a fair manner through the democratic process based on the will of the people.

  2. The Government of Japan strongly expects a transparent and fair Second Round Election, and intends to continue to convey our concerns to the Peruvian side.

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