The government has officially confirmed that ousted Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori has Japanese citizenship and that there is no problem with him staying indefinitely, Foreign Minister Yohei Kono announced Tuesday.

At a regular news conference after the day’s Cabinet meeting, Kono said the Justice Ministry informed him Monday of the validity of Fujimori’s Japanese nationality. “Therefore, there is no legal problem with him staying in Japan,” Kono said.

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