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Cablegate: Haiti in No Position to Help in Iraq

VZCZCXRO1331
PP RUEHQU
DE RUEHPU #0792 1201526
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 301526Z APR 07
FM AMEMBASSY PORT AU PRINCE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5947
INFO RUEHZH/HAITI COLLECTIVE PRIORITY

UNCLAS PORT AU PRINCE 000792

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/CAR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS MOPS PREL PTER IZ HA
SUBJECT: HAITI IN NO POSITION TO HELP IN IRAQ

REF: SECSTATE 54925

1. Haiti has no armed forces and suffers from a lack of
capacity in nearly every aspect of governance: thus it is not
in a position to contribute to the Iraq coalition. Since June
2004, Haiti has itself benefitted from the presence of a UN
peacekeeping mission.
SANDERSON

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