Alberto Fujimori, Peru’s disgraced former president, made his first public appearance in 14 months Thursday, delivering a lecture at Takushoku University in Tokyo.

Fujimori, who fled to Tokyo in November 2000 amid a corruption scandal involving close aide Vladimiro Montesinos, recalled how he succeeded in hunting down terrorist groups during his 10 years as president. He did not comment on the number of charges he faces back home.

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