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Economy Minister Alfredo Thorne gives a speech to the Congress in Lima, Peru, June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's opposition Popular Force party, which has a majority in Congress, asked for Finance Minister Alfredo Thorne's resignation on Friday, the party's spokesman Luis Galarreta told a news conference.

Lawmaker Mauricio Mulder said Congress would censure Thorne if he did not resign. Earlier, Thorne denied wrongdoing but told lawmakers he needed their support to remain in his job.

(Reporting by Marco Aquino and Ursula Scollo; Writing by Caroline Stauffer; Editing by Richard Chang)

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