Haiti - Security : Reaction of Chief of the Minustah on the incident of Tuesday
"This unacceptable act of intimidation, in order to force an immediate meeting with parliamentarians, has disrupted the work of the lower house and caused the suspension of the session.
This new provocation of men in military uniform and armed, whose activities have been clearly declared illegal by the Haitian authorities, is an violation of the integrity of democratic institutions sovereign of the country.
The Minustah salutes the wisdom with which parliamentarians have handled this incident, which allowed a peaceful resolution of the latter, without that an intervention of security forces is necessary."
Mariano Fernández states that as soon as informed of the incident, peacekeepers of Brazilian contingent BRABAT2 went to the scene, and that positions of static patrols have been installed around the perimeter of Parliament, to strengthen the security of the area and deter further attempts of intimidation.
Mariano Fernández recalled that "these acts are unnecessary provocations harmful to the country, including to its image in the world.
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