United States congratulates Jovenel Moise for winning Haiti's presidency

Posted by hougansydney.com on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 Under: Diplomacy
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The United States government, through the US State Department congratulates Jovenel Moise for his victory in the presidential election held in Haiti November 20th.

In a statement released minutes after Moise was officially declared the winner, John Kirby, the State Department spokesman released the following statement

"Today’s publication in Haiti of the final presidential results represents a positive step for the full restoration of that nation’s democratic institutions.

We congratulate President-elect Jovenel Moïse on his first-round victory and look forward to working closely with him as we strengthen our longstanding partnership with Haiti. We urge all actors to accept the final results, refrain from violence, and work together to build a stable and prosperous Haiti.
The United States reiterates its support for timely completion of the remaining elections in Haiti in a fair, transparent, and peaceful manner."

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