UN fears 'manipulation' as Somalia delays elections

Somalia’s Foreign Minister Abdusalam H. Omer blames delay on political issues and threats from al-Shabab armed group.

The United Nations has expressed disappointment over a new delay in Somalia’s presidential and legislative elections, and expressed hope that the balloting will be “transparent and credible.”
The UN special representative for Somalia, Michael Keating, said on Tuesday that UN officials are worried about the postponement – the latest in a series of election delays in the troubled Horn of African country.
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Source: aljazeera.com

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