US Reaffirms Haiti Partnership, Expresses Concern Over Unrest

Posted on September 27, 2019 11:28 am

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VOA Creole reporter Jean Robert Philippe in New York contributed to this report.

WASHINGTON — U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Haitian Foreign Minister Bocchit Edmond on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York for talks that included Haiti’s ongoing political crisis.

“The deputy secretary and the foreign minister reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.-Haiti partnership and shared hope that Haiti’s political stakeholders would soon identify a path to forming a government that remains firmly rooted in democracy and the rule of law,” State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said of the Thursday meeting.

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