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The meeting came after the Lower House of parliament voted unanimously to extend the term for Farmajo last week, a move that caused division and uncertainty in the country.
The tension began after the immediate force city’s police commander Brigadier General Sadak John moved his clan-dominated Shirkole area in Hodon district on Friday evening, leading to troop build-up.
The United States Department of State threatened to sanction and travel restriction against Somali President Farmajo after he has signed a controversial bill extending his term in office by two years.
On Thursday, April 15, Somalia's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Balal Osman, a close ally of Farmajo held a meeting with Russian Envoy to Somalia and Djibouti Mikhail Golovanov at Mogadishu Airport.
They previously placed sanctions on many districts including Diinsoor after surrounding the entire district to disconnect from receiving humanitarian aid with Barawe, the state’s capital facing a similar offensive from the group.
“With due respect, we urge all of you in, in general, to return to the talks to end the deadlock surrounding the election without pre-conditions,” said Abukar Gurey, a respected peace-maker.
Speaking to the reporters before he was taken into custody, Aden said that the governor of the Central Bank of Somaliland, Ali Ibrahim Baghdadi was behind the issuance of his arrest warrant.
The implementation of the divisive bill could pose serious obstacles to election dialogue and further undermine peace and security in Somalia as it violated the provisional constitution of the country.
Last night, the state-run television of SNTV claimed that the leaders of Hirshabelle, Galmudug, and South-west State welcomed the extension with the two unanimously agreed.
The former Minister has called on the Somali people to stay awake and decide the fate of their nation as the outgoing President extended his term to stay in power without the consent of all.
According to the sources, the boat fled after the attack by Galmudug maritime troops. Last month, the regional Coast Guard captured a Yemeni boat illegally fishing off the coast of the horn of Africa country.
They reminded those troops deployed to the streets to focus on their duties and stay away from politics.