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Peru Requests Extradition of Former President Alberto Fujimori

Peru asked Japan on Thursday to extradite former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori ( search ) , who fled to the Asian nation more than two years ago amid the collapse of his scandal-ridden government.Peruvian Ambassador Luis J. Macchiavello submitted the extradition request ( search )  to Japan's Foreign Ministry, said Peruvian Embassy press councilor Cesar Jordan, declining further comment.An official at the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Peru division said the government received the documents, but said it was too early to comment on how the Japanese government would respond."We will only follow our domestic laws in deciding how to respond," Yasushi Sato said.Peruvian Foreign Minister Alan Wagner said in Lima ( search ) that the request was reasonable. "Nationality cannot be an obstacle to justice."The Lima government wants Fujimori returned to Peru to face numerous charges, including murder, embezzlement and treason.But the extradition request applies only to the murder charge. It se...

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