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Somaliland Decides To Halt Talks with Federal Government

Storyline:National News

Flag_of_Somaliland.svgThe administration of Somaliland, the semi autonomous, secessionist state in the north of Somalia, has decided to halt talks with federal Somali government.

This came after the administration met with opposition parties who they agreed with to halt the talks until elections are held in Somaliland. This is according to Somaliland foreign minister Mohamed Bihi Yonis who addressed the media after the meeting.

Opposition parties also suggested that there should not be talks unless independence is not included on the agenda of the talks.

The talks are hosted by Turkey government and have passed several phases.

Somalia Federal Government is yet to comment on this new development.

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