Haiti, Dominican Republic Postpone Reconstruction Summit

    Haiti and the Dominican Republic postponed to June 2 the Haiti earthquake reconstruction summit originally slated April 4, Herald Sun reports. The decision was reached at a bilateral meeting where the two countries also agreed to have a top-level technical meeting on March 17-18 at the request of the United States. The meeting, which also includes Japan, Canada and the European Union, will devise a plan of action to be presented to the United Nations on March 31.

    Haiti’s reconstruction will also be discussed by leaders of EU and Latin American countries in their Madrid meeting in May.

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