September 19, 2021
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Haiti PM rejects ‘diversionary tactics’ in Moise killing probe | Politics News

Ariel Henry was asked to come in for questioning next week as part of investigation into president’s July assassination.

A day after investigators invited Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry to appear for questioning as part of their probe into the assassination of President Jovenel Moise, Henry has rejected what he described as “diversionary tactics”.

Haiti’s chief public prosecutor on Friday asked the prime minister to meet him next week to explain why he spoke with one of the main suspects in Moise’s killing at his private residence in the capital, Port-au-Prince, on July 7.

The president’s assassination threw the Caribbean nation, which was already struggling with surging gang violence and political instability, into further disarray – and Haitians have demanded a thorough and independent investigation into what happened.

“I want to tell those who have not yet…

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