National Desk: India termed the political deadlock over holding elections in Somalia as disappointing, saying the delay would allow al-Shabaab and other armed groups to flourish and allow them to continue their terrorist acts, which have so far been achieved through democracy There is danger to progress made. India's permanent representative at the United Nations, TS Tirumurthy, said on Monday at the UN Security Council meeting on the Somalia issue, that Somalia is again facing a political deadlock, which in recent years towards achieving stabilization There is a danger to the progress made in
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, contrary to our expectation, the proposed meeting between Somalia's leaders was not held on February 15 and again on February 18-19. Tirumurthy emphasized that Somalia's leaders resolve issues through constructive dialogue, which is causing elections to be delayed.
He said, we are hoping to decide in the direction of holding elections soon. He said, the more delay in holding elections, the more complicated the situation will become. This delay, Tirumurti said, would allow al-Shabaab and other armed groups to flourish and allow them to continue their terrorist acts, a threat to progress achieved through democracy so far. He said that India urges all the leaders of Somalia not to resort to violence during this important change and instead promotes dialogue and reconciliation.