Setting an emergency meeting over the crisis, the UN Security Council. members unanimously called "for the perpetrators of this abhorrent crime to be swiftly brought to justice," and for "all parties to remain calm, exercise restraint."
Since coming to power in February 2017, Moise has faced the anger of an opposition movement that refuses to recognise his victory in an election widely seen as dubious. And protests turned violent in late August due to a national fuel shortage.
The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) will be succeeded by the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti, which will train Haitian police.
The 13-year-long mission began in 2004 to stem political violence but was not met well by Haitians. It will be succeeded by the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti, which will continue training Haitian police.
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