Haiti – Kenya : President Edgard Leblanc Fils met by videoconference with President Ruto
20/06/2024 09:29:50

Haiti - Kenya : President Edgard Leblanc Fils met by videoconference with President Ruto

Wednesday June 19, 2024, The President of the Transitional Presidential Council (CPT), Edgard Leblanc Fils, accompanied by Advisors, held a videoconference meeting with the President of the Republic of Kenya William Ruto.

The talks come a day after Inspector General of Police Japhet Koome assured the delegation of the Haitian National Police visiting the headquarters of the National Police Service (NPS) in Nairobi that Kenya was engaged in the Multilateral Security Support Mission in Haiti https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-42586-haiti-flash-imminent-deployment-of-the-mission-a-pnh-delegation-to-the-kenyan.html

Monica Juma, National Security Advisor and the Head of the police team that will be deployed to Haiti, Deputy Inspector General of Police Administration Noor Gabow also spoke virtually.

The Multinational Security Support Mission in Haiti was authorized by the United Nations Security Council on October 2, 2023, under Resolution 2699.

Kenya is preparing to deploy a contingent of 1,000 men to Haiti as part of a mission to support the PNH in its fight against armed gangs. Mission authorized by the United Nations Security Council on October 2, 2023, under Resolution 2699.

Besides Kenya, several other countries will send men. Let’s recall that Kithure Kindiki, the Minister of the Interior of Kenya, had affirmed that 11 countries would also send troops to Haiti as part of this Mission https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-40937-haiti-flash-more-details-on-the-multinational-mission-of-at-least-2-600-men.html to which were added from Benin who evoke the sending of 2,000 men https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-42142-haiti-flash-appointment-of-a-special-envoy-to-prepare-the-arrival-of-2-000-beninese-soldiers.html

For strategic and security reasons, Kenya is remaining tight-lipped on the details of the deployment, even though informed sources confirm that the deployment date is fast approaching.

At the end of this meeting, the two Presidents decided to establish an official communication channel from today.

See also :

https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-42586-haiti-flash-imminent-deployment-of-the-mission-a-pnh-delegation-to-the-kenyan.html

https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-42585-haiti-flash-blinken-uses-the-nuclear-option-and-releases-109-million-for-the-kenyan-mission-and-the-pnh.html

https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-40937-haiti-flash-more-details-on-the-multinational-mission-of-at-least-2-600-men.html

https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-42390-haiti-flash-the-deployment-of-the-mission-delayed-due-to-american-logistical-problems.html

https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-42293-haiti-flash-more-than-100-us-army-flights-expected-in-the-coming-days-in-port-au-prince.html

SL/ HaitiLibre



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