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The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Peru ( McMillin )

1.
Is Leguia planning to have new congressional elections and if so when?
2.
Is he planning new presidential election?
3.
Have you tangible evidence in your possession that statements made by Leguia party which have appeared in the press are true, to the effect that Pardo attempted to use fraud in decision of presidential election contest?

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