Local March 10, 2018 | 2:07 pm

US: Stance of Envoy-nominee to Dominican Republic ‘coherent’

R. Bernstein. File

Santo Domingo.-  The US embassy on Fri. said the position of US Ambassador-nominee to the Dominican Republic, Robin Bernstein, that she will work for the rights of Haitians affected by Constitutional Court ruling 168-13 is consistent with Washington’s policies, in defense of human rights.

“The comments of Ambassador Bernstein are coherent with the established policies of the United States in support of human rights, regardless of ancestry or origin,” said Chase A. Beamer, Embassy Counselor for Public Affairs, quoted by Diario Libre.

“We appreciate the efforts of the Dominican Government to restore nationality to this population, in accordance with the agreements signed internationally, and to ensure that no citizen is marginalized due to their race or ethnicity,” the diplomat said.