UN Security Council members arrive in Haiti for 3-day visit amid nation's political gridlock

January 23, 2015 3:00 PM

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – U.N. Security Council members are in Haiti for a three-day visit aimed in part at urging the government to hold long-delayed municipal and legislative elections.

Council members arrived Friday and expect to meet with officials including President Michel Martelly during their stay. Martelly began ruling by decree last week when Parliament was dissolved after legislators' terms expired amid a political stalemate.

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