OAS says sending to send delegation to Peru amid crisis

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Posted: Dec 20, 2017 10:07 AM

LIMA (Reuters) - The Organization of American States is preparing to send a delegation to Peru at the request of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to observe the political situation, the regional bloc's chief Luis Almagro said on Twitter on Wednesday.

Peru's opposition-controlled Congress will vote on Thursday on whether to remove Kuczynski from office over graft allegations he denies, in what his supporters have called a "coup d'etat."

(Reporting By Mitra TajEditing by Chizu Nomiyama)