UN Security Council congratulated the Haitian people on peaceful conduct of electoral process

Haitians celebrate Presidential inauguration

Haitians celebrate Presidential inauguration

NARRATOR:       The members of the UN Security Council have congratulated the Haitian people on the peaceful conduct of the electoral process and welcome the inauguration of a new Haitian government.

In a statement this week, Council President Gérard Araud of France encouraged all political actors in Haiti to resolve any remaining electoral disputes through transparent and efficient legal means in order to ensure that the results reflect the will of the Haitian people.

 TAPE:         The members of the Security Council deeply appreciate the efforts of MINUSTAH's personnel, who provided critical logistical and security support to the Haitian authorities throughout the conduct of the electoral process and thereby helped ensure a successful outcome. 

The members of the Security Council encourage Haiti's new leaders to remain focused on the critical tasks of rebuilding the country, ensuring respect for the rule of law, and ensuring a future of peace, stability and prosperity for all Haitians. The members of the Security Council assure all Haitians that the international community remains steadfast in its commitment to support the efforts of the Haitian authorities in dealing with the challenges they face.

NARRATOR:       President of the UN Security Council Ambassador Gérard Araud of France.

 This is Donn Bobb reporting.

 duration:  1’23″

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