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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Fujimori Visits U.S.

WASHINGTON -- Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori meets Monday with U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright after pledging to open negotiations for a peaceful end to the hostage crisis in Lima.


Fujimori made the pledge of negotiations Saturday at a meeting in Toronto with Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto.


Fujimori said he was willing to open a "preliminary dialogue" with the rebels holding 72 hostages at the Japanese ambassador's residence.