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Chile Calls Home Ambassador to Peru Over Maritime Dispute 

Chile has recalled its ambassador to Peru for consultations about a growing dispute over the countries' maritime border.

Foreign Minister Alejandro Foxley says Ambassador Cristian Barros has been called home to discuss the issue. He did not elaborate.

The summons comes a day after Peru filed a complaint with the International Court of Justice in The Hague about the dispute.

Peru has long claimed the area near the Chilean port of Africa. It says the limits at sea between the two countries have never been defined.

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet says treaties signed in 1952 and 1954 clearly define the area as Chilean territory.

Chile summoned Barros home over the same issue in August, after filing a formal protest with Peru.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.