US Treasury Supports Debt Relief for Haiti

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Friday, 05 February 2010 12:07
Today Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner released the following statement supporting debt relief in Haiti:
"The earthquake in Haiti was a catastrophic setback to the Haitian people who are now facing tremendous emergency humanitarian and reconstruction needs, and meeting Haiti's financing needs will require a massive multilateral effort," said Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. "Today, we are voicing our support for what Haiti needs and deserves – comprehensive multilateral debt relief."

To read more about the importance of debt relief for Haiti please see Jubilee USA.