A Kenyan court ruled against Nairobi’s plan to deploy police officers to support Haiti’s security forces, throwing into doubt the future of a U.N.-backed multinational force. The ruling has left Haiti’s government hopeful for a positive outcome and grateful for the support offered by other countries. Kenya’s government plans to challenge the high court ruling. Haiti has been experiencing turmoil for years, with armed gangs causing violence and economic devastation. The assassination of President Jovenel Moise further plunged the country into chaos, with no elections held since 2016 and the presidency remaining vacant. The multinational mission aimed to support Haiti’s security forces against gang violence.