National Security Official Meets with Civil Rights Leaders about Haiti

He discussed strategies to help the Haitian people as gang attacks continue.

Principal Deputy National Security Advisor Jon Finer met with leaders of civil rights groups on Friday to discuss the crisis in Haiti and U.S. efforts to support the Haitian people.

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stated, “Mr. Finer underscored the Administration’s commitment to ensuring a better future for Haiti and outlined the steps taken by the United States to work with Haitian stakeholders and international partners to address instability in Haiti, including by supporting the UN-authorized Multinational Security Support (MSS) mission to Haiti and lifting up Haitian-led solutions to the political impasse.“

White House officials shared the president’s authorization to provide assistance to Haitian security forces to aid in the protection of civilians and critical infrastructure against organized and targeted gang attacks. 

The press secretary added, “Mr. Finer reaffirmed the United States’ determination to work with Haitian and international partners over the long-term to advance democratic governance, citizen security, and economic progress in Haiti.“

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For wisdom for U.S. national security officials as they discuss ways to assist Haitian leaders and forces in protecting their citizens.
  • For the president and members of his administration as they consider options to support political stability in Haiti.

Sources: The White House


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