world : Kenyan president 'confident' in police deploying to Haiti

world : Kenyan president 'confident' in police deploying to Haiti
world : Kenyan president 'confident' in police deploying to Haiti

Wednesday 12 June 2024 11:48 PM

Nafeza 2 world - The Kenya government will send close to 1,000 peacekeeping police officers under a UN mission to Haiti, aimed at helping the country's transitional authorities restore order.

For weeks, gangs in Haiti had been carrying out deadly co-ordinated attacks, demanding the resignation of the then Prime Minister Ariel Henry. He agreed to step down in March. But the gangs have capitalised on the power vacuum left by Mr Henry's exit and expanded their control over large swathes of the country.

Kenyan President William Ruto told the BBC's Caitriona Perry that stability in Haiti is a shared responsibility.

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