US AND HAITIAN AMBASSADORS MEET DURING BREAK OF SECURITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AT UN IN NEW YORK.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Negroponte (L) speaks with Haitian ambassador Dr. Jean L. Alexandre during a break in Security Council meetings, in New York, February 29, 2004. The U.N. Security Council met in emergency session on Sunday to authorize a multinational force to restore order in Haiti after its president resigned in the face of an armed rebellion. The council convened at the request of the United States and France. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton SS/GN