| 29 February 2024, Thursday |

Washington calls Peru election ‘fair’ despite Fujimori claims of voter fraud

 The U.S. State Office said on Tuesday that Peru’s later presidential decision was “a show of vote based system,” in spite of endeavors by traditionalist candidate Keiko Fujimori to induce polls tossed out whereas raising allegations of voter fraud. Peruvians went to the surveys on June 6.

Appointive specialists are still assessing challenges to a few polls whereas preparatory comes about barely favor communist Pedro Castillo over Fujimori, girl of imprisoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori.

“We congratulate the Peruvian authorities for safely administering another round of free, fair, accessible and peaceful elections, even amid the significant challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic,” State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement released in Washington.

“These recent elections are a model of democracy in the region. We support giving the electoral authorities time to process and publish the results in accordance with Peruvian law.”

  • Reuters