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After being pardoned, Fujimori asks for “pardon” for acts of his government

Ⓒ AFP/Archivos – Ernesto Benavides – | The Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori in 2015

Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori asked for “pardon” for the acts of his government (1990-2000) on Tuesday from the bed of the clinic where he is hospitalized, two days after receiving a controversial pardon from President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

“I am aware that the results during my government on one side were well received, but I admit that I have also disappointed other compatriots, and I ask them to forgive me with all my heart,” said Fujimori, 79, hospitalized for circulatory problems. video disclosed in your Facebook account.

The pardon to Fujimori, decreed on Christmas Eve, has unleashed a new political storm against Kuckynski, who on Thursday escaped being dismissed by Congress when he received support from a part of Fujimorismo.

Kuczynski on Monday justified Fujimori’s pardon, which has polarized the country and sparked protests in the streets of Lima, alleging that he granted it to reconcile the country before he died in prison.

Fujimori, who had served a sentence of 25 years in prison for corruption and crimes against humanity for 12 years, was transferred Saturday from his cell in a police station to a clinic due to an arrhythmia and hypotension.

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