Serbian Ambassador in Washington Đ. Matkovic headed the delegation of the Republic of Serbia at the 21st regular Ministerial Council of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) held in Petion-Ville, Haiti, January, 18 – 19, 2016.
In addition to a number of meetings with the countries of the Caribbean region, Ambassador Matkovic met with S. Honore, UN SRSG and Head of the UN stabilization mission in Haiti – MINUSTAH, in which Serbia is a participating state. On that occasion, the Ambassador visited the personnel of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia who are part of MINUSTAH since July 2015. Since 2008 Serbia’s contingent has been providing training and monitoring support to the National Guard of Haiti.
Together with the Head of MINUSTAH and Members of the Serbian Delegation Ambassador Matkovic laid a wreath at the memorial dedicated to victims of the earthquake of January 12th, 2010, commemorating six years since the tragic event in which 220,000 civilians and around 100 members of MINUSTAH lost their lives.