Source: United States Department of State
Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Todd D. Robinson will travel to Peru and Ecuador from February 5-9 to highlight the United States’ unwavering commitment to fighting transnational organized crime and illicit narcotics.
On February 6 in Peru, Assistant Secretary Robinson will meet Peruvian officials to discuss opportunities for greater collaboration to combat transnational organized crime. He will also visit the Port of Callao, where INL supports efforts to build Peru’s capacity to interdict illicit goods and will visit the INL-supported program for youth with substance use problems at the Superior Court of Callao/Ventanilla.
From February 7-9 in Guayaquil and Quito, Ecuador, Assistant Secretary Robinson will work with Ecuadorian counterparts on furthering U.S. support to Ecuador’s stand against recent appalling levels of violence at the hands of narco-criminal elements. He will visit INL-supported programming that strengthens information sharing and bolsters the work of the police and armed forces. The Assistant Secretary will be joined by Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Deputy Assistant Secretary Kevin Sullivan in Ecuador. The United States will work with our partners in both Ecuador and Peru to deepen our law enforcement cooperation through U.S. security assistance programs.
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