UN mission condemns clashes in Haiti, urges efforts to promote stability

16 July 2004

The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) today condemned clashes which left a number of police dead in the capital, Port-au-Prince.

The Haitian police responded to yesterday's attacks with MINUSTAH's backing. During two raids, more than 20 suspects were arrested and weapons were collected, according to the mission.

Condemning the violence, MINUSTAH said that for Haiti to build a society based on the rule of law, all sectors had to work towards establishing a stable climate.


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