The Government of Uruguay rejected the request for asylum from the former President of Perú Alan García (1985-1990 and 2006-2011), said Monday the Uruguayan President, Tabare Vazquez.
Garcia was at the Embassy of Uruguay in Lima on 17 September, under an interim injunction that had granted him while he studied the case.
The decision taken by the Uruguayan President and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rodolfo Nin Novoa, was based on «strictly legal considerations», and in the extensive report submitted by the Peruvian Government, about 1,000 pages.
Also, Vazquez told the press, after doing a review for the details of the case of the Peruvian Uribe investigated for corruption, the case of Garcia «is not political persecution» and added that «in Peru work autonomously and freely the three powers of the» State, and especially the judiciary».
Member of the Peruvian Aprista party is under investigation for the alleged crimes of collusion and money laundering for bribes paid by the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht for the construction of the line 1 of the Metro de Lima.
Since he lives in Madrid from 2016, Garcia a judge banned Saturday leaving Peru for eighteen months, while continuing investigations, a measure that was agreeable, but hours later asked the diplomatic asylum to Uruguay under the argument that There is a political persecution against her.