‘Surprised’ de Cuellar to Return to Peru as Interim PM

Published November 22nd, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Javier Perez de Cuellar, the former UN secretary general, said Wednesday he was "surprised" at being named Peru's interim prime minister and added he would return to Lima Thursday to take up the post. 

De Cuellar, who has been residing in Paris since being beaten in 1995 presidential elections by former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori, said he would be taking an early-morning flight from France Thursday and would arrive late Thursday in the Peruvian capital -- PARIS (AFP) 


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