The United States threat of sanctions if troubled Somalia misses its latest deadline for elections

“Somalia’s elections are more than a year behind schedule. The US is prepared to take measures against spoilers if the new National Consultative Council timeline is not met,” the State Department’s Africa bureau said in a Twitter post.

Somali leaders on Sunday announced that elections that were due to be concluded last year will take place by February 25.

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News, stories, and updates from Middle East and from the world. Critical researcher on migrant governance and human rights in Turkey and in the Mid East.