Don’t un­der­mine Mal­di­vians’ will: US

The Free Press Journal - - WORLD -

WASH­ING­TON: The US will take “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.

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