Somali State leaders suspends relations with central government
MOGADISHU – Somalia’s regional Presidents have suspened all working relationships with the central government after 4 days meeting in Kismayo town some 500km south of country’s capital Mogadishu.
The latest move by the State Presidents is said to be in a likely setback to efforts to pacify the Horn of Africa country as it emerges from two decades of conflict.
In joint statement by the leaders said that they had cut ties with the federal government over lack of implementing all the previous agreements.
The Federal government was also blamed for “interfering” regional issues, instead of managing the country’ security and fighting against Al Shabaab.
The statement said the Federal government had failed to build national security architecture.
There was no immediate comment from the Federal government over the latest decision announced regional leaders in Somalia.