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Castillo's supporters present a bill to reduce his term by three years

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Presidente peruano já sobreviveu a dois pedidos de impeachment e este mês enfrentou grandes manifestações que pediam sua saída

Peruvian president has already survived two impeachment requests and this month has faced large demonstrations calling for your output| Photo: EFE/Paolo Aguilar

A parliamentarian from Peru Free, party of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, presented this Thursday (41) in the country’s Congress a project that proposes to bring forward the general elections to , reducing the terms of office of the current Chief Executive and members of the Legislature, which would go up to 2000.

The author of the proposal is Pasión Dávila and the project already has support from other Free Peru parliamentarians. According to information from RPP radio, the justifications for the reduction of mandates are the political crisis in Peru, surveys that point to high rates of disapproval by the Executive and Legislative branches and surveys that indicate that a large part of the population is in favor of early elections.

The proposal legislation would configure a special transitional provision in the Constitution – this week, Castillo himself sent a proposal for a constitutional reform to the Peruvian Congress, which provides for the convening of a constituent assembly to be voted on in a referendum.

If the Dávila project is approved, the president would have a deadline of 28 hours to call new general elections, to be held in March

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At the end of March, Castillo survived came to the second impeachment request in less than a year (assumed the presidency in July

), the eighth process of this type that a Peruvian president has faced since 1992, but it failed because the opposition did not get the minimum number of votes.

This month, the Peruvian president faced a wave of protests against the increase in fuel prices, demonstrations that also called for his departure.

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