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"We cannot bring these young people back to life, but we can prevent violent incidents from happening again," interim President Francisco Sagasti said.
Peru's interim president Francisco Sagasti apologized to the parents of Bryan Pintado and Inti Sotelo, the two young people who were killed by police repression on the November 14 protests against the Congressional coup.
"We cannot bring these young people back to life, but we can prevent violent incidents from happening again. Also, we can decisively support the injured, some of them are grave," said Sagasti.
In his speech, he also thanked Pintado's and Sotelo's parents, who were invited to the swearing-in ceremony of the new president at the Congress this Tuesday.
"On behalf of the State, I apologize to the families of the victims and to all the young people who marched to defend democracy," the president added.
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