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Peru’s Congress denies President Castillo permission to tour Europe

On Thursday, October 6, Peru's Congress rejected leftist President Pedro Castillo's request for a tour of Europe next week that included a visit to the Pope, the second time the opposition-dominated legislature has denied him permission.

The tour, which would have taken place from October 12-17, included Belgium, Italy, and a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican.

In the opposition-dominated Congress, 55 legislators voted against the trip . . .

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