Secretary-General Welcomes Publication of Decree Formally Establishing Transitional Presidential Council in Haiti

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General welcomes the publication on 12 April of the decree formally establishing the Transitional Presidential Council and urges all Haitian stakeholders to continue making progress in putting in place transitional governance arrangements, including the timely appointment of an interim Prime Minister and Government, and the nomination of the members of the Provisional Electoral Council.

The Secretary-General takes note of the functions of the Transitional Presidential Council, including working with all members of the international community to accelerate the deployment of the Multinational Security Support mission authorized by Security Council resolution 2699 (2023).  He reiterates his call on all Member States to contribute to the Multinational Security Support mission.

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