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UN Mission Chief Gets Senator Joseph Lambert All Together

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The Head of the United Nations mission in Haiti Helen Meagher La Lime met with Senator Joseph Lambert (KONA - Sud'Est) and since, the lawmaker has changed his tune in terms of his opposition to President Jovenel Moise.

The Head of the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti met with Senator Lambert on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

Mr. Lambert, contacted by the newspaper, Le Nouvelliste, confirmed the meeting but did not reveal the details to the nation.

He did say, "I want to keep fighting to push the president to reach an agreement in the national interest before it's too late." This is a departure from his comments made earlier in the week where he threatened to take to the streets with the opposition. In those statements, Mr. Lambert said he would cause the president's resignation in two week's time.

Le Nouvelliste contacted diplomatic sources who seem to have only said that they have "concerns about the socio-political and economic situation of the country". The newspaper added that its sources felt that there was an urgent need for a return to institutional normality in Haiti as quickly as possible.

Off the record, a senator interviewed by the newspaper said, without necessarily having a discussion with Senator Lambert, that the international community, those aligned with the U.S. position, support President Jovenel Moise and Mr. Lambert's change of position "naturally aroused concern."

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