We have shown, given these last three years, that we were succeeding in fighting terrorists. While during the first 30 years of the former governments they didn't.
This is one huge problem out of the way. Both countries are winners because both have achieved peace,
And $18 million in three Japanese banks, completely false. That I have two factories in Panama, also completely false. This is part of the counter campaign of some people.
Poverty doesn't imply necessarily violence.
Many trust him. Unfortunately corruption is that way. We don't know what's happening. Important thing is corruption must be fought.
I exercise total control of the armed forces, and I absolutely deny the possibility of a breakdown of constitutional order,
You can't talk about peace nor agreement while terror is used as the main argument,
Now we are showing to the world that this fighting against two terrorist groups was feasible and now we have an isolated case which doesn't mean that terrorism is alive, as it was before.
He made it clear that it is not within his plans to negotiate with the subversive group,
As a region we are politically weak, ... Nevertheless, Brazil is one of the biggest countries in the world and one of its greatest economic powers.
I consider necessary the full democratization of the country, ... We realize the institutions should be updated with the times.
strengthening of democratic institutions ... and the creation of jobs and prosperity.
My political foes could not give any sufficient proof of the accusations and have tried to hide the proof that I am innocent,
I expect that after the election process and the results, the international community will understand.
The rebels were armed to the hilt, and we had to act, ... There was no other way out.
Today is the happiest day of my life.
I plan a temporary stay in Chile as part of a return to Peru to keep a promise with a large part of the people of Peru that has called me to participate as a candidate for the presidency,
The denunciations about 18 million (being moved) to a bank account in Singapore during my trip are completely false,
It's a very good sign that the E.U. is taking advantage of this summit to draw closer to the Andean community of nations, ... It shows an awareness that trade of the 21st century will be focused on the Pacific. What we want is that the E.U. see us not only as an area to export its products to but as an area in which it can also re-export to the Pacific.
I want to assure your excellency that I am occupying myself permanently and jointly with my team to achieve a solution as soon as possible to this crisis, the principal objective being the safeguarding of the health and life of those who are inside.
We have declared a total freeze on military movement,
To all these charges - my answer is zero - there is absolutely not a single proof of misappropriation of funds,
I submit to you, Mr. President of Congress, my formal resignation as president of the republic.
One by one I will disprove the accusations, and I will restore my innocence and my honor,
one could make 50 every day.
Up to now we have faced external problems in an isolated fashion. One of these problems is precisely the drug trade and what has been the result? A very weak and fragile position.
fulfill my pledge to an important sector of the Peruvian people that has called on me to participate as candidate to the presidency of the Republic in the coming election in 2006.
We were not going to liberate, release those terrorists because of our law and because of our national security and also the regional security.
The investor knows quite well that we don't have anymore the widespread terrorism here in Peru.
try to come to an agreement for the framework for our dialogue.
At the beginning, because the lives of the hostages were at stake, then during this silent period we have taken several measures like not accepting the ultimatum of the terrorists threatening to kill our foreign affairs minister.
The liberation of those who commit murder and terrorism is unacceptable.
In fact, this is a blackmail of the terrorists at the expense of the suffering of the hostages.
We expect that in the next years, the economy will improve. And we expect that extreme poverty will drop from 22 percent to 11 percent by the year 2000.
I expect that after the election and the results that the international community will understand which was the framework of this process and under which law we have done this process.
With this peace, there is no loser but (only) winners,
We thought that the situation was deteriorating very quickly, ... All possibilities of a peaceful solution were exhausted.
There will be absolutely no release of MRTA prisoners, ... We would not like to go back to the past.
Many people, myself, had confidence in Montesinos because (he) succeeded very much with fighting terrorism and narcotics,
I am qualified as a candidate for president, ... I want to work for the Peruvian people.
What we are doing in fact is recovering and progressing and sustaining the recovery of our democracy.
I have strongly rejected the proposal to pardon and transfer her to the United States. I do not have the legal power to pardon terrorists and even if I did, I would not use it.
One of the mistakes I made was placing too much trust in Montesinos.
There was no relationship between denunciations and my resignation, ... Several reasons that make circumstances that oblige me to announce resignation here. It's not easy to understand, I know.
It is my aim to temporarily remain in Chile as part of my efforts to return to Peru and keep my promise to an important part of the Peruvian people who have called on me to be a candidate in the 2006 elections,
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