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Chile Promises Fair Extradition Trial for Fujimori

Chilean President Ricardo Lagos is promising that his country will give a fair extradition trial to jailed former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori.

President Lagos said in Santiago that Mr. Fujimori will be accorded due process in line with the tradition of Chile's judicial system.

Peru is seeking Mr. Fujimori's extradition so he can face charges that include corruption and human rights abuses. He fled Peru in 2000, after 10 years in office, and spent the past five years in his parents' native Japan.

Mr. Fujimori arrived in Chile Sunday, despite an international warrant for his arrest. He was later arrested by Chilean police and was refused bond

Japanese Embassy officials met with him at his detention facility on Wednesday. They say that Mr. Fujimori, who holds Japanese citizenship, expressed satisfaction with his living conditions.

Some information for this report provided by AP.