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Port-au-Prince, November 22, 2018 – The Core Group (composed of the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, the Ambassadors of Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, the European Union, the United States of America and the Special Representative of the Organization of American States) strongly rejects the acts of violence perpetrated on the margins of the demonstrations of recent days.
The members of the group are deeply saddened by the loss of human lives and offer their sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims.
The group recalls that acts of violence seeking to provoke the resignation of legitimate authorities have no place in the democratic process.
The Core Group welcomes the Executive’s commitment to continue the dialogue and calls for an inclusive dialogue between all stakeholders in national life to emerge from the crisis in the country and meet the expectations of the population.