Biden says no U.S. plans to send troops to Haiti at the moment

Reuters, July 16, 2021

PORT-AU-PRINCE, July 15 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Thursday appeared to rule out the possibility of sending U.S. troops to Haiti to stabilize the Caribbean nation following the assassination of President Jovenel Moise.

Haiti’s Acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph has requested troops from both the United States and the United Nations to help secure its airport and other infrastructure. read more

Biden said the United States was sending Marines to guard the U.S. Embassy in capital Port-Au-Prince to make sure “nothing is out of whack” and it is secure.

“But the idea of sending American forces to Haiti is not on the agenda at this moment,” Biden told reporters at a news conference at the White House.

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