UN / HAITI RESOLUTION VOTE

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The Security Council adopted resolution authorizing Member States to form and deploy a Multinational Security Support mission to Haiti, in close cooperation and coordination with the Government of Haiti for an initial period of twelve months. UNIFEED

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DATELINE: 02 OCTOBER 2023, NEW YORK CITY / FILE

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FILE – NEW YORK CITY

1. Wide shot, flags outside United Nations Headquarters

02 OCTOBER 2023, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, Council
3. Med shot, Representatives of Haiti
4. Close up, Security Council President announces the vote
5. Pan left, Member States vote
6. Close up, Representatives of Haiti
7. Med shot, Council
8. SOUNBITE (English) Sérgio França Danese, Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Brazil:
“The result of the vote is as follows - 13 votes in favor, two abstentions, no votes against, the draft resolution has been adopted as resolution 2699/2023.”
9. Med shot, delegates
10. SOUNDBITE (English) Jeffrey DeLaurentis, Ambassador, Acting Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, United States:
“We have stepped up to create a new way of preserving global peace and security answering the repeated calls of the Members States facing multidimensional crisis amid alarming spiraling gang violence. I'd like to acknowledge the presence and patient foreign ministers joined us today. The partnership.”
12. Med shot, meeting room
13. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) Zhang Jun, Permanent Representative to the United Nations, China:
“In accordance with the resolution just voted on, we hope that the country's leading the multinational security support will hold in-depth consultations with Haiti on their specific arrangements for the deployment of security forces, with a view to reaching agreement and ensuring that these arrangements will be supported by the Haitian people. Also, timely reporting should be submitted to the Council. At the same time, the implementation of this resolution must comply with international law and the basic norms governing international relations, so as to avoid infringing on the sovereignty of other countries or interfering in their internal affairs.”
14. Med shot, Council
15. SOUNBITE (French) Jean Victor Geneus, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Haiti:
“On behalf of the Government and people of Haiti, I would like to thank all of those, who through their voices, their efforts, their support and their contribution of all sorts, have finally made today's decision possible. This vote is more than just a simple vote. This is, in fact, an expression of solidarity with a population in distress."
16. Wide shot, Council




STORYLINE:

The Security Council today (02 Oct) adopted resolution authorizing Member States to form and deploy a Multinational Security Support mission to Haiti, in close cooperation and coordination with the Government of Haiti for an initial period of twelve months.

Thirteen Members States of the Council voted in favor of the resolution, with Russia and China abstaining. The resolution was written by the United States and Ecuador. According to this resolution, Kenya will lead a multinational mission at the invitation of Haiti and in response to the appeal by the UN Secretary-General.

After the vote today, Jeffrey DeLaurentis, Acting Deputy Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations, said, “We have stepped up to create a new way of preserving global peace and security answering the repeated calls of the Members States facing multidimensional crisis amid alarming spiraling gang violence.”

For his part, Zhang Jun, Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations, said, “In accordance with the resolution just voted on, we hope that the country's leading the multinational security support will hold in-depth consultations with Haiti on their specific arrangements for the deployment of security forces, with a view to reaching agreement and ensuring that these arrangements will be supported by the Haitian people.”

He continued, “Also, timely reporting should be submitted to the Council.”

He also said, “At the same time, the implementation of this resolution must comply with international law and the basic norms governing international relations, so as to avoid infringing on the sovereignty of other countries or interfering in their internal affairs.”

Also addressing the Council, Jean Victor Geneus, Haitian Minister of Foreign Affairs, said, “On behalf of the Government and people of Haiti, I would like to thank all of those who, through their voices, their efforts, their support and their contribution of all sorts, have finally made today's decision possible. This vote is more than just a simple vote. This is, in fact, an expression of solidarity with a population in distress."
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