MOGADISHU, Dec 27 (Reuters) – The United States Embassy in Somalia on Monday called for a de-escalation of tensions in the Horn of Africa country after President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed suspended the prime minister’s powers.
“We strongly urge Somalia’s leaders to take immediate steps to de-escalate tensions in Mogadishu, refrain from provocative actions, and avoid violence,” it said on Twitter.
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Reporting by George Obulutsa; Writing by James Macharia Chege; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne
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