Peru's president-elect to fight drug trafficking and corruption
8 June 2011 Last updated at 12:52 BST
The left wing president-elect of Peru, Ollanta Humala, has told reporters that he views the United States as a strategic partner.
Mr Humala said he would cooperate with the US and other Latin American countries to combat drug trafficking, poverty and corruption.
His announcements followed a bitter election campaign.
Dan Collyns reports from Lima.