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International Community calls for dialogue to resolve the escalating political row in Somalia
Saturday March 17, 2018
Mogadishu (HOL) - The International Community has called for dialogue to ease the looming political crisis between the Legislative and Executive arms.
In a joint statement by UN, AU, EU, IGAD among other countries on Friday IC warned the row could derail hard-earned political, economic, and security achievements and tarnishing the reputation of Somalia.
The statement urged leaders in Parliament and the Executive to engage in respectful discussions based on the Provisional constitutional to resolve political differences.
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"The International Community urges all Somali leaders to respect the rule of law and the Provisional Federal Constitution in resolving political differences," the international partners said.
"This needs to include preservation of democratic space. Activities that increase tensions leading to possible violence should be avoided at all costs".
The move comes hours after the speaker of the parliament, Mohamed Osman Jawaari accused the government obstructing the parliament process after the security forces took over the Parliament premises.
Jawari blamed Prime minister, Hassan Ali Khaire for propelling the attack on the House by the government forces.
"I welcome the motion against me but the proceedings will have to take place in a different place because government forces have occupied Parliament," Jawari said.
"The Prime Minister will be responsible for anything that happens," said Jawari who has been the Speaker since 2012.
Jawari has blamed the prime minister for being behind a motion of no confidence against him and for ordering security forces to occupy Parliament. T
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