Haiti’s interim prime minister Claude Joseph to step down, designated Ariel Henry to take over

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By Related Press

PORT-AU PRINCE (HAITI): Haiti’s designated Prime Minister Ariel Henry will exchange the nation’s interim prime minister to honour the desires of the nation’s slain president, an official advised The Related Press on Monday.

It wasn’t instantly clear how rapidly interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph, who has been main Haiti with the backing of police and the navy because the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, would step down. “Negotiations are nonetheless in course,” Haiti Elections minister Mathias Pierre stated, including that Joseph would return to being minister of international affairs.

Joseph couldn’t be instantly reached for remark, and Henry didn’t return a message for remark. The change follows a press release Saturday from a key group of worldwide diplomats that appeared to snub Joseph, calling on Henry to type a authorities.

Moïse designated Henry as prime minister a day earlier than he was killed, however he had not been sworn in.

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