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Puntland backs Jubbaland’s Decision To Cut ties With Somali Federal Government

Storyline:National News

puntlandThe administration of Semi-autonomous regional state of Puntland has backed the decision of Interim Jubba Administration to cut off all relations withSomali Federal Government over the passing of controversial no-confidence motion in Newly formed IJA regional Assembly.


Statement from Puntland president’s office has condemned what it described as the unconstitutional move by national assembly parliament to dissolve Juba regional parliament.
It underlined that the motion was against the constitution and will damage the implementation of the federal system which will be a stumbling block to vision 2016.
It also highlights that Somali federal parliament in Mogadishu has by passed article 50 of the federal constitution and thus pushing it to another year of political crisis.
The move comes after Somali Federal parliament voted out Jubbaland Assembly assembly which they term as illegal and unconstitutional.
It was yesterday when the deputy president of Interim Jubba Administration, Abdullahi Sheik Ismael Aka Fartag in a hastily convened news conference after successful motion in which 132 of presented Federal Parliament Members voted for ousted of Jubbland regional assembly said “From now on … we have stopped all collaborations with the Federal Government and suffered all ties . We would not accept any delegation from Federal governments”.