Santo Domingo.- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MIREX) reported that it received on Monday the relatives of the Dominican citizen who was driving the bus that was allegedly kidnapped in Haiti and in which people of Turkish and Haitian nationality were on board.
The Vice Minister for Consular and Immigration Affairs, Jatzel Román, shared with the family the steps to follow in search of a solution to the situation that is as expeditious as possible.
On the instructions of President Luis Abinader and Foreign Minister Roberto Álvarez, the Dominican State, through the agencies related to the issue, is in communication with the Haitian authorities for the effective follow-up of the case.
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During the meeting held at the MIREX headquarters, a single and direct contact was established between the institution through its Directorate for the Protection of Nationals and the relatives, in order to manage communication effectively, avoiding misinformation on the part of third parties.
The Foreign Ministry reiterated the recommendation made since October 2021 to Dominicans, about refraining from traveling to Haiti except for essential reasons.