Wednesday, September 20, 2023 –President of the United States of America U.S.A, Joe Biden, in his speech, has singled out President William Ruto.
Addressing in the ongoing 78th Edition of the United Nations General Assembly, Biden lauded Kenyan head of State William Ruto for supporting the ongoing Haiti peace keeping mission.
This, President Biden said, is part of the global efforts in making sure everyone is living peaceful and in a stabilized environment.
Haiti war and Foreign army
Haiti has been at war since year 2021 with thousands of foreign armies having camped there since then.
“We embrace nations stepping up to lead new ways and to seek new breakthroughs on hard issues.
“For example, in Haiti, the Caribbean communities facilitated a dialogue among Haitian society. I thank President William Ruto of Kenya for his willingness to serve as the lead nation of a UN-backed security support system,” Biden noted.
He went on to urge the international army not to apply excessive force when dealing with the situation there(Haiti)
The US President urged the Kenyan troops to exercise restraint when making security decisions so that to save lives and not to lead to more loses.
UN Security Council
President Biden noted further that the United Nations Security Council UN will continue reinforcing peace activities in the Caribbean country to keep the Haitians safe.
Security breakdown in Haiti started in 2021 when former President Jovenel Moise was assassinated by rivals immediately turning the country into a wave of unrest and war.
Dozens have been killed and more injured in the home chaos that has since attracted the international community.
On his part, President William Ruto announced a resolve to work together to bring peace and stability to Haiti and thanked Dominican Republic for accepting to establish a mission in Nairobi.
Dominican Republic also agreed to offer assistance to the proposed UN Security Mission to Haiti that will be led by Kenya.