Peru charges two with spying, ties with Chile fray

February 19, 2015 8:50 PM

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LIMA (Reuters) - Two Peruvian naval officers face treason charges on allegations that they spied for Chile, a case that threatens to derail newly improved relations between the two Andean countries, Peru said on Thursday.

Military courts in Peru are trying two officers and investigating a third for allegedly spying for historic rival Chile, Defense Minister Pedro Cateriano said.

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