France accused the US of “occupying” Haiti as American troops flooded into the country

Jan. 18, 2010 – Telegraph

The French minister in charge of humanitarian relief called on the UN to “clarify” the American role amid claims the military build up was hampering aid efforts.

Alain Joyandet admitted he had been involved in a scuffle with a US commander in the airport’s control tower over the flight plan for a French evacuation flight.

“This is about helping Haiti, not about occupying Haiti,” Mr Joyandet said.

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2 Comments on “France accused the US of “occupying” Haiti as American troops flooded into the country”

  1. Não sei para que é que querem aquilo… se fosse Portugal para nos roubarem o Cristiano Ronaldo, compreendia-se.


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