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Ali Khalif: we will cut ties with federal government if it fails to recognize Khaatumo state

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Ali Khalif-Khatumo

The seat of a member of federal parliament prof. Ali Khalif Galadr, the former PM of transional federal vgovernment  became vacant after he been elected the second president of semi autonomous regional state of Khatumo state.

While giving exclusive interview to Goobjoog FM Mr. Galayr said that he has quitted his position from today onwards and asked his people to appoint another person to replace him.

He asked the federal government led by PM Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed to recognize his administration otherwise it will cut its ties with the government.

He added that his administration will resist the provocations and the attacks of the neibouring states of Somaliland and Puntland regional states if they fail

Ali Khalif was elected as the second president of Khaatumo state in Northern Somalia on Thursday in a hotly contested presidential elections in Saxdheer.