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Haiti - Politic : «There will not be a new President on February 7, 2022» dixit PM Henry
"We are at a crossroads where we must continue to work together to pacify the country. At the same time, the security forces are working to fight against banditry [...]
[...] The holding of elections is a Constitutional prerogative. We cannot wait to renew the political personnel. A return to democratic order is essential. We must entrust the reins of the country to an elected President.
For me, it would have been easy to set up a Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) But I do not want to take action unilaterally and exclusively.
It is certain that in the days to come, with the collaboration of all the players, we will finalize the consultation process with a view to achieving the final result [...]" declared Ariel Henry.
Asserting to Senators that the new Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) and the Constituent Assembly will be set up by February 7 and that the country will have a new Constitution before next summer.
"The country cannot wait more. We therefore have a duty to find a consensus around lasting solutions to this chronic crisis. We must organize the elections so that there are new elected officials. What I am certain of : there will not be a new president on February 7, 2022 !"
Regarding the assassination of President Moïse, Ariel Henry said "As long as I am at the head of the Executive, I will do everything in my power to ensure that justice is done to President Jovenel Moïse. As I committed upon my arrival at the Primature, I will continue to seek legal assistance in the context of the investigation into this assassination."