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Security Council Authorizes Multinational Security Support Mission for Haiti for Initial Period of One Year, by Vote of 13 in Favour with 2 Abstentions

Letter dated 14 August 2023 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2023/596)

The Security Council today authorized deployment of a Multinational Security Support Mission, headed by Kenya, in close cooperation and coordination with the Government of Haiti, for an initial period of 12 months, with a review after nine.

Adopting resolution 2699 (2023) by a recorded vote of 13 in favour with 2 abstentions (China, Russian Federation), the Council, acting under Chapter VII of the UN Charter, authorized the Mission on the understanding that the cost of implementing the operation will be borne by voluntary contributions and support from individual Member States and regional organizations, in strict compliance with international law.