Describing the ongoing political deadlock over holding elections in Somalia as a disappointment, India said the delay would allow al-Shabaab and other armed groups to flourish and allow them to continue their terrorist acts, the progress achieved so far through democracy Is a threat to
India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, TS Tirumurthy, said Monday at a UN Security Council meeting on the Somalia issue, “Today, Somalia is again facing a political deadlock, which is the direction towards achieving stabilization There is a threat to the progress made in recent years. The political deadlock over holding elections is really disappointing. ”
He said that the agreement reached between the Federal Government of Somalia and the Federal Member States in September last year has been more than five months. However, he said, “contrary to our expectation, there was no proposed meeting between Somalia’s leaders on February 15 and then on February 18-19.”
Tirumurthy emphasized that Somalia’s leaders resolve issues through constructive dialogue that are causing elections to be delayed. “We are expecting the leaders to take a decision in the direction of holding elections soon,” he said.
Tirumurthy said, “This delay will allow al-Shabaab and other armed groups to flourish and allow them to continue their terrorist acts, which is a threat to the progress achieved through democracy so far.” Urges all the leaders of the world not to resort to violence during this important change and instead promotes dialogue and reconciliation.