The Maldives has warned India not to interfere in its internal matter. New Delhi expressed deep anguish over increasing the period of emergency in the island nation. In response to this.
Maale has warned India not to take any such action which would affect the solution to the political crisis in the country. On accepting President Abdullah Yameen’s suggestion by the Parliament to increase the period Emergency in the Maldives, India expressed ‘deep dissatisfaction and termed it a matter of concern. The Maldives parliament had extended the period of emergency in the country for 30 days, making President Yameen’s hold stronger on the power of the country.
Maldives Foreign Ministry said
The Maldives Foreign Ministry said in a statement Thursday night that the government of President Abdullah Yameen has taken note of the Indian government’s statement. India has not taken into account the facts and the fundamental realities of the political developments of the Maldives.
The Maldives has said that India believes that it is unconstitutional to extend the emergency for 30 days. It clearly shows the facts to see in another way. The constitution and law of the Maldives ignored.
The news of the Independent News website of the Maldives told that only 38 MPs were present for the vote. The voting took place before the end of the emergency period. Earlier, India had expressed hope that the Maldives does not increase the emergency after the expiration of the deadline.
According to the constitution of the Maldives
the constitution, despite the need for 43 MPs to vote, only 38 MPs voted. According to the website, all 38 MPs belonged to the ruling party and they approved the extension of the period of emergency.
The opposition boycotted voting now the emergency in the country will end on 22 March. President Yameen announced the emergency on 5 February after the Supreme Court ordered the release of a group of opposition leaders.
The criticism of the lawsuit against the opposition leaders who had ordered the release of the leaders was widely criticized. These leaders were blamed after the hearing. Exiled ex-President Mohammed Nasheed was also included in these leaders. The Supreme Court had said that the hearing in the year 2015 against these leaders was unconstitutional.
Earlier, India had expressed the hope that the Maldives would not repeat the emergency. After the expiry of the deadline and will soon return to the path of rule of democracy and law. In our statement, the Foreign Ministry said, we hope that the Maldives government will not extend the period of emergency. So that the political process in the Maldives starts with immediate effect.
According to the statement
It is necessary that the Maldives able to quickly return to the path of democracy and rule of law so that the concerns of the international community overcome with the fulfillment of the aspirations of the people of the country. It is notable that, Yameen had appealed to the Maldives Parliament to extend the period of emergency to 30 days.
The Ministry also asked the Maldives government to implement a February order of the Supreme Court which could ensure the release of the ex-leader of the former leader Mohammed Nasid and eight others in the right sense. The Ministry of External Affairs says that only after abolishing the emergency, democratic institutions including judiciary can function independently and in a fair and transparent manner according to the Constitution.
India and China not to be against each other
Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, who is in exile, said today that his country, which is passing through emergency, does not want any distinction between India and China. He said here during a discussion in ‘The Hindu Publication’ organized by The Hindu Publication, “We want India and China not to be against each other”.
Supreme Court ordered
In the Maldives, when the Supreme Court ordered nine opposition leaders to release from jail. The Indian Ocean land stuck in the quagmire of political chaos. The Supreme Court said that these hearings politically motivate and flaw.
When Nasheed ask whether the Maldives could become the main cause of tension in relations between India and China. He said that his country is of great importance to India and China. The most populous countries in the world because both of them are dependent.
The statement said, There is no doubt that the Maldives is facing toughest time in the history of the country. It is important that friends and partners in the international community stay away from such actions which affect the situation.
The Government of Maldives has expressed commitment to work to solve the concerns of the international community including India.