Haiti – United States : First concrete step of the USA on security in Haiti
25/07/2021 10:37:50

Haiti - United States : First concrete step of the USA on security in Haiti

Saturday July 24, 2021, following the request of the former Prime Minister Claude Joseph, shortly after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, the support of the United States and the United Nations in terms of security in Haiti https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34193-haiti-flash-the-government-requests-the-sending-of-american-soldiers-to-the-country.html , Ambassador Daniel Foote, American Special Envoy for Haiti appointed by the Administration Biden https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34301-haiti-politic-the-biden-administration-appoints-a-special-envoy-to-haiti.html , the Ambassador of the United States in Haiti, Michele J. Sison and Ms. Jennifer Mergy, head of the “International Narcotics and Law” (INL) Office, met Léon Charles, the Director General ai of the Haitian National Police (PNH) and members of the High Command.

Discussions focused on planning for support from the United States, particularly in anti-gang fighting and several other aspects of national security. The continuous training of the specialized units of the PNH was among a priority request.

This meeting is a first concrete phase concerning the request for support produced by the former Head of Government on urgent security needs, consisting in the sending of troops to support the national police efforts to restore security and public order https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34193-haiti-flash-the-government-requests-the-sending-of-american-soldiers-to-the-country.html

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