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May 1 2021 12:18pm

Somalia’s lower house of parliament votes to cancel presidential term extension

Somalia’s lower house of parliament voted unanimously on Saturday to cancel a divisive two-year presidential term extension it approved last month— a move that might help end an armed stand-off in the capital Mogadishu. The crisis over the term extension has raised fears that al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab insurgents could exploit the situation.

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