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Following the invitation of Haitian President Michel Martelly, the Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Port-au-Prince, Haiti, this upcoming October 6.

The information was reported by the US Embassy in Haiti, in a statement released Thursday.

The statement said the head of the US diplomacy will meet with President Martelly with other high-ranking Haitian officials .

Discussions will focus on the preparations in place for the presidential elections which will take place on October 25th, 2015.

Note that this will be the first visit of John Kerry in Haiti since he replaced in this post Hillary Clinton, 1ᵉʳ February 2013

The first visit of the US Secretary of State is already marred in controversy, mostly due to the involvement of his predecessor; Hillary Clinton, in the previous presidential election shortly after the devastating earthquake.