Haitian President Michel Martelly said today he does not want the United Nations peacekeeping mission to leave but to stay on to assist the impoverished country as his Government seeks to tackle the problems of education, jobs, the environment and the rule of law.
“Welcomed in the early days with relief these missions later run out of breath,” he told the General Assembly. “Why? Because, among other things, the expectations of host countries on the one hand are overblown and, on the other, these missions are unable to evolve, frozen as they are in inflexible mandates.
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