New Peruvian Defense Minister Jorge Moscoso on Monday highlighted the trust and
, which is materialized through joint actions undertaken by both Armed Forces.
In this sense, the official thanked the North American Government for the long tradition of cooperation with the Inca country.
Over 200 doctors and Navy's health personnel provided specialized services such as ophthalmology, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery, and wound care, among others.
They also gave health assistance to over 5,000 residents of La Perla and La Punta districts in Callao region.
Furthermore, the diplomat indicated the objective of USNS Comfort
is to provide humanitarian aid and health services to partner nations of the region.
Remarks were made during the closing ceremony of "Operation Brotherhood."
On the occasion, they were joined by Health Minister Zulema Tomas, Lima Mayor Jorge Muñoz, Venezuelan Ambassador to Peru Carlos Scull, and Deputy Defense Resources Minister Gonzalo Rios.
Navy Chief of Staff Vice Admiral Manuel Vascones, U.S. Navy Captain Brian Diebold, and U.S. Navy Captain Kevin D. Buckley, among other civil and military authorities, were present at the event as well.