The leader of Mohamed Abdullahi, Mohamed, will speak in Parliament on Saturday to “approve the election process.”
Since the end of Somalia’s presidency, political tensions have been increasing. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed), under pressure from allies, called for elections to be held on Tuesday, April 27, and residents of Mogadishu left their neighbourhoods for fear of a new armed conflict.
The leader will address the parliament on Saturday,“Approval of the election process” And called on political participants to hold “Urgent Discussion” The man nicknamed “Farmajo” said in a speech broadcast on official media at 1am (midnight in France) how he would vote.
Three people were killed two days after government forces exchanged fire with the opposition, and tensions in the capital increased on Tuesday. In some communities, residents are leaving their homes, stacking property on donkey carts, or fleeing by minibus or tuk-tuk.
This kind of political violence has not been observed in Somalia for several years. The balance of the situation in Somalia is precarious, and it is already facing the Islamic rebellion in Chabab, which is linked to al-Qaeda. They rekindled the specter of urban fighting between rival clans that swept Mogadishu when the Civil War broke out.
President Famajo’s term of office expires on February 8, without elections. On April 12, Parliament passed a law extending its term of office for two years until a poll was organized, which aroused the anger of the opposition.
When Allied opposition fighters set up roadblocks in a few blocks of Mogadishu, the electoral deadlock turned into an armed conflict on Sunday night. On Tuesday, two of the five semi-autonomous states that make up the country, Galmudug and Hirshabelle states, formally rejected the extension of the presidency and called for elections.
Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, Famaho’s ally, welcomed the statement and called for “Speeding up fair and free elections”.He also called on military commanders “Bring their troops back to their base” And urged opposition leaders “Stop behaviors and actions that may cause violent conflict”.
Famaho assured him in his speech that he and his supporters “Always prepare to organize peaceful and timely elections in the country”, more than “Unfortunately, our initiative is hindered by individuals and foreign entities. They have no other goal, which is to destabilize the country and return the country to an era of division and destruction to create a constitutional vacuum..
The United Nations Mission in Somalia (Unsom) said in a statement on Tuesday “It is particularly shocking that the Somali National Army continues to split [SNA] Clan along”. “The use of security forces to achieve political goals is unacceptable.”
On Monday, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (Antonio Guterres) “Urges all stakeholders in Somalia to resume negotiations immediately” Get out of the crisis. The United States is an important ally of Somalia’s power and is also concerned about this. “Consider all available instruments, including sanctions”.