United States Commits to Support Haiti’s Security and Stability

United States Commits to Support Haiti’s Security and Stability
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a media briefing at the Pentagon, Thursday, May 19, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

In a concerted effort aimed at restoring stability and security in Haiti, White House National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby announced on Monday that the United States is closely working with its partners to provide swift support to the Haitian police.

This declaration comes amidst persistent turmoil and escalating security challenges in the country. Haiti has been grappling with civil unrest, protests, and a surge in acts of violence in recent times. In response to this reality, the United States has expressed its commitment to assisting the Haitian government in restoring order and ensuring the safety of its citizens.

John Kirby emphasized that the United States is collaborating with international partners to establish a joint mission aimed at enhancing security in Haiti. This mission seeks to provide technical, logistical, and operational support to the Haitian police, bolstering its capacity to maintain order and address current security challenges.

The National Security Council spokesperson also underscored the importance of swift and coordinated action to address Haiti’s urgent security needs. He stressed that the United States is determined to act promptly to aid the Haitian people in overcoming the challenges they face.

The initiative reflects a collective effort to address the pressing security concerns in Haiti and highlights the commitment of the United States and its partners to support the country in its quest for stability and safety.


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