Kenya agrees to send 1,000 policemen to Haiti

Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world, is one of the most unstable countries in the Caribbean.

Haiti is home to dangerous drug traffickers, gangsters, rapist and even the country’s president was killed by gangs two years ago.

Currently 80 percent of the country is under the control of gangs where extortion, kidnapping and robbery are openly committed, according to the United Nations.

Following the UN’s recent call to support Haiti, many countries are pledging their support.

Among these countries, Kenya has announced that it has agreed to send one thousand policemen to Haiti.

In addition to sending police, Kenya is also interested in leading the law enforcement campaign in Haiti, Foreign Affairs Minister said.

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres spoke with President William Ruto on the phone and expressed his appreciation for Kenya’s decision.

Guterres added that, the United Nations has promised to provide all necessary technical support to Kenya.

The United States, which called on its citizens to leave Haiti a few days ago, also praised Kenya’s decision.

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken spoke with President William Ruto on the phone and said that Washington will provide all kinds of support to Kenya.

UN Security Council has passed a new resolution in the next two weeks to propose a solution to the crisis that Haiti is facing.


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