LIMA – President Alan Garcia said he is willing to accept U.S. military
aid to combat drug traffickers, provided that this help is in the
logistical and training areas, a Peruvian newspaper reported Sunday,
citing an interview the head of state recently gave.
matters that are humane and universal, I don’t have any disagreement
over sovereignty and patriotism. That is, if the Americans would like to
put training troops (here), as they have helicopters, as they have
satellite trainers here, it’s just at the right time,” Garcia said.
made his remarks in an interview he gave to CNN en Español which will
be broadcast next Tuesday and to which certain local media gained
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"Garcia then went on to point out that other countries receiving drug war
aid from the U.S. — Mexico, Afghanistan, Colombia — are much more
exciting than his, with massacres, shoot-outs in the streets, colorful
and unpredictable police and military forces. Garcia hopes for a little
more of that action, and thinks that U.S. military aid may be just the