Crisis in Peru | ‘Humiliated, incommunicado, ill-treated, kidnapped’: Pedro Castillo’s first public reaction since his removal as Peruvian president

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In a series of messages circulating on social media, Pedro Castillo said on Monday that he did not resign as President of Peru and refused to call for new elections proposed by the president he is replacing, Dina Boloart.

Through his Twitter account, Castillo shared a message confirming that he was “The humiliated, incommunicado, ill-treated and abducted”Referring to the pre-trial detention he was weighed upon when interrogated for the crime of “rebellion”.

He asked Peruvians not to fall into the “dirty game of new elections,” which he said was “a strategy of right-wing political forces in Peru.”

Castillo was removed by Congress from Peru 7 last December By proposing a presidential vacancy due to “moral incompetence”.

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