US Warns Against Any Effort to Undermine Maldivian People’s Will


The US will consider undertaking “appropriate measures” against anyone who undermines a peaceful transfer of power in the Maldives, a top State Department official has said, expressing concern over the “troubling actions” taken by outgoing president Abdullah Yameen.

Pro-China incumbent Yameen was trounced by opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in the parliamentary elections held in the Maldives last month. Solih is widely regarded as a pro-India leader.  Yameen’s party has filed a legal petition challenging his landslide election defeat despite major international pressure for him to step down.

The important statement by America comes days after Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice Wells met President-elect Solih. Read More

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