Mr. Speaker, the Leader of the Opposition asked a similar question some time ago, when he spoke out in favour of military intervention. We prefer a peaceful solution. We want to avoid killing people, if at all possible. There has already been too much of that in Haiti. We hope that we will be able to make the military listen to reason and persuade them to leave and let president Aristide come back to his country, but without endangering the lives of the Haitian people who are now very vulnerable, in a situation that could degenerate into armed conflict.
In the House of Commons on June 14th, 1994. See this statement in context.