2021-07-16

Biden: Sending US troops to Haiti to stabilize the situation is “not on the agenda”

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China News Service, July 16th, according to the Associated Press, on the 15th local time, US President Biden stated that the United States will strengthen the security of its embassy in Haiti, but will send US troops to Haiti to stabilize the situation in the country. Not on the agenda”.

Biden: Sending US troops to Haiti to stabilize the situation is “not on the agenda”

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p > According to reports, after the assassination of Haitian President Moise, the Haitian government has issued a request to the United States and the United Nations, hoping to send troops to Haiti to help protect the country’s airports and other infrastructure.

In this regard, Biden said on the 15th: “We will only send the US Marine Corps to our embassy.” “The idea of ​​sending U.S. troops to Haiti is not on the agenda.” The report pointed out that Biden His remarks confirmed the previous statement by White House officials that the United States did not plan to deploy troops.

However, the Haitian election minister, Matthias Pierre, also said on the same day that he believes that the request for US troops is still meaningful. Haiti needs to create a safe environment for the elections to be held within 120 days. “This is not a closed door. The development of the situation will determine the outcome.” According to previous reports, Moise was killed at home by a group of unidentified militants in the early morning of the 7th local time. Haitian police said on the 8th that an armed group of 28 people was suspected of participating in the assassination of Moise, including two Americans and 26 Colombians.