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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Peru’s VP Resigns, Calls for New General Election

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7Dnews London

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 05:10 GMT

Peru’s Vice President Mercedes Araoz resigned on Tuesday, October 1st, and said she is rejecting the opposition’s offer to have her as an interim president, calling for a new general election, reported Reuters.

Araoz posted her resignation on Twitter, saying that only the Constitutional Tribunal is authorized to settle a dispute over the legality of President Martin Vizcarra’s decision to dissolve Congress.


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