Interim Prime Minister of Haiti Claude Joseph, who has led the Republic since the assassination of President Jovenel Moise, has agreed to step down, handing over power to a challenger in a bid backed by the international community to stabilize the situation, The Washington Post reported.
Joseph’s resignation, which will be effective on Tuesday, forms part of a broad political agreement aimed at providing stability and the scheduling of presidential elections in about four months, Haiti’s Elections Minister Mathias Pierre said.
A neurosurgeon Ariel Henry, who was appointed Haiti’s PM a day before the President's assassination, will take office, and Joseph will become Haitian Foreign Minister.
Last week foreign ambassadors to Haiti from the US, Canada, and some European countries urged Henry to form a new government.
Haiti is in turmoil since Haitian president Jovenel Moise was