Somaliland issues statement on political crisis in Somalia, calls for sobriety

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Somaliland, in an official statement on the political crisis in Somalia, expressed concern about the current situation between the government and the opposition.

A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the self-declared independent Republic of Somaliland said:

“Today’s political stalemate appears to pose a serious threat to security and stability in the region and could create further problems.”

This comes amid hot controversy and widespread accusations and counter-accusations in the wake of government and House of the People controversial term mandate extension which seems to touch a wide-scale political raw nerve.

BY OSMAN HUSSEIN ALI