United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
July 7, 2021
Statement by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on the Assassination of Haitian President Moïse
This morning, I met with the Permanent Representative of Haiti to the United Nations, Ambassador Antonio Rodrigue. I expressed my condolences on the shocking assassination of President Jovenel Moïse and attack on First Lady Martine Moïse. Those responsible for this heinous act must be brought to justice. The United States echoes calls for calm, and we are committed to working together to support democracy, rule of law, and peace in Haiti.