Haiti & DR: Joint Declaration, open communication channels, plan to reinstate the border markers


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Feb 20, 2019

Foreign Relations Minister Roberto Alvarez announced a joint declaration with his colleague, Claude Joseph of Haiti after meetings this week. Joseph was in Santo Domingo with a high-level mission from Haiti. The ministers announced the channels are open for improved communication between both countries. The foreign ministers agreed to restart the regular bilateral meetings that have been suspended.

Said Alvarez: “For the Dominican government, it is of the highest priority to establish an agenda with Haiti. This agenda addresses transcendental issues for the development and benefit of both nations. Among them, formalizing and strengthening bi-national trade in both directions, establishing technical cooperation programs between both states, bringing our positions closer in regional forums and creating a common framework to protect this island that we share for the welfare of our...

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