U.S. judge clears way for extradition of former Peruvian President Toledo

FILE PHOTO: Peru's former president Alejandro Toledo Manrique poses in a police booking photo at San Mateo County jail in Redwood City, California, U.S. in this handout photograph released on March 18, 2019. San Mateo County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS

LIMA (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday said that evidence of criminality in the extradition case against former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo is "sufficient," all but clearing the way for his extradition on corruption charges.

The U.S. State Department has final say on extradition matters.

(Reporting by Marcelo Rochabrun and Jonathan Stempel; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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