President Martin Vizcarra on Monday expressed his administration's full support to the continuation of Prosecutors Rafael Vela and
in the Lava Jato case.
Within this framework, the top official reaffirmed he respects the separation of powers.
As is known, the Brazilian construction giant admitted to having paid millions in bribes to government officials in Peru, in order to secure public-works contracts.
As a result, Odebrecht
benefited from over US$143 million between 2005 and 2014 in Peru, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
Working with governors and mayors
"Any shortcomings that could have existed must be overcome. Let's look at the future, look at the work we have ahead of us," he said.