the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile responded to the affirmed by its pair of France, who said that the case of the former front Ricardo Palma S alamanca, who received political asylum by the French Office for the protection of refugees and stateless persons (Ofpra), «refers to the history of Chile under the Pinochet dictatorship». «In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said that the assassination of Sen. Jaime UDI Guzmán occurred in 1991, crime for which palm was sentenced, took place after the return to democracy.» Both the criminal acts perpetrated by the Lord Palma Salamanca as subsequent prosecution and conviction took place once restored democratic order in Chile, which took place on March 11, 1990. It is, therefore, of serious terrorist attacks carried out in times of democracy», they expressed. The Agency also noted that flight starring the former front, which occurred on 30 December 1996, also took place in democracy and that since then it remains at large.» The Government of Chile States that in Chile strongly exists, and existed to produce the events described, a fully democratic system and rule of law full force», they said. In the text, the Foreign Ministry said that both Chile and France are committed to the fight against terrorism and the implementation of the law in these cases.