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According to official data, the leftist candidate Pedro Castillo continues to lead the race for the presidency with 50.18 percent of the votes cast on Sunday.
Peru's President Francisco Sagasti on Friday mentioned that the information provided by international observers ratifies that the second round of the presidential elections took place in a normal manner.
"So far, the institutions in charge of the electoral process have informed us that everything has taken place in an orderly and calm manner," he said and emphasized that there is no evidence to justify political actors using the word "fraud."
"I see no reason to let this process be tainted. I have total confidence in the autonomy and efficiency of the electoral authorities," Sagasti added and warned that he would not allow his words to be twisted by the enemies of democracy.
To avoid unnecessary conflicts, he also asked Popular Force candidate Keiko Fujimori and Free Peru candidate Pedro Castillo to wait for the official results.
#Peru Keiko Fujimori claims of fraud, contrast strongly with the evaluation of international electoral observers. Even The OAS, an extreme right-wing organization, congratulated Peru on Monday afternoon for the peaceful and democratic conduct of Sunday’s elections. pic.twitter.com/si6zbk8DeL