The United Kingdom has reaffirmed its commitment to further supporting Peru in its fight against organized crime by modernizing its police forces, enhancing its capacities and institutional integrity, as well as combating corruption in the Interior Ministry.
The announcement was made at a meeting between Interior Minister Mauro Medina Guimaraes and UK Ambassador to Lima Kate Harrisson
, who examined the work carried out in coordination with specialized police units.
The high-level officials stressed the importance of training and technology support —provided by British authorities— in forensic investigation and the fight against drug trafficking
Likewise, they highlighted the results obtained by Peru's National Anti-Drug Agency (Dirandro), as well as in terms of the fight against asset laundering, human trafficking, and child pornography.
Both authorities agreed on the importance of expanding and identifying new areas of cooperation in order to continue the joint fight against transnational organized crime.