The United States reiterates the importance of non-violence

Charge d’Affaires Stuart Wilson paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Defense and Minister of Public Safety today. The United States reiterated the importance of non-violence, presented condolences to the families of those who lost their lives during the events of April 21, and supported the statement by the security forces who underscore respect for peaceful demonstrations as well as the principles of democracy and freedom, while at the same time protecting citizens and their properties.