As the Caribbean country faces a serious political and security crisis, Haitian Prime Minister Joseph Jude resigned this Wednesday.
Javad announced his resignation in a message broadcast on Twitter at dawn, accepting the resignation of President Jovnell Moyes in the same way. Incumbent President Claude Joseph has announced that he will accept the post of Prime Minister.
In his message, Jude did not state the reason for his resignation, which he accepted in March 2020, confirming that it was “an honor” to serve his country and his “technical and financial” partners. “For your cooperation.
Moments later, President Moyes accepted the resignation of the government, promising that his departure would allow for progress in resolving the issue of insecurity and the political crisis.
“The resignation of the government, which I have accepted, will allow the issue of insecurity to be resolved and negotiations to continue Achieving the consensus needed for the political and institutional stability of our country. Minister Claude Joseph is being appointed Prime Minister, ”Moyes wrote on Twitter.
Jude was appointed prime minister on March 2, 2020, but his appointment was not approved by parliament as mandated by the constitution, as the legislature has been closed since January 2020 because the scheduled elections in 2019 were not held.
His resignation comes amid a serious security crisis after 12 religious people, including two French nationals, were abducted last weekend amid a wave of kidnappings by armed gangs.
On Monday, Jout gave a press conference in which he described the abduction as an “earthquake” that was causing a “collapse” of the foundations of Haitian society.
The country is facing a serious political crisis as the opposition does not recognize President Moiz’s legitimacy and refuses to participate in the drafting of a new constitution that the president seeks to promote.
On Tuesday, the UN in Haiti. The office warned that the consultation process surrounding the draft of the new constitution was “adequately inclusive, participatory or transparent”.
Moyes is preparing to run in the Assembly and Presidential elections in parallel The next is called for September 19, in which the successor to the current head of state will be elected.