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U.N Security Council arrived in Haiti to discuss transition of MINUSTAH to MINUSJUSTH

Posted by hougansydney.com on Saturday, June 24, 2017 Under: Diplomacy

The UN Security Council arrived in Haiti on Thursday in a mission led by the
Permanent Representative of Bolivia and current President of the Council, Sacha Sergio Llorrenti. 

The members of the security body met with the President of the Republic, Jovenel Moïse, and other government officials, as well as with the head of the UN Mission in that country ( MINUSTAH ) and members of civil society. 

The purpose of the visit, which will end on Saturday, is to reaffirm the Council's support for the Haitian State and people to contribute to the stability and development of the nation, according to the UN.

The Security Council will also review the implementation of Resolution 2350 of 2017, which establishes the closure of MINUSTAH and the transition to a new Mission for Support to Justice (MINUSJUSTH). 

The UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti since 2004, will be over in the next six months

On Saturday, members of the UN body will hold a press conference at the base of the Mission, where they will share with the press the conclusions of their trip.

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