08 Feb '18, 11pm

UN Security Council told Maldives crisis may get worse

UNITED NATIONS: A senior UN official warned the Security Council on Thursday (Feb 8) that the situation in the Maldives where the president has declared a state of emergency may deteriorate even further. The top UN body met behind closed doors to discuss the crisis sparked by President Abdulla Yameen's decision to arrest judges who had ordered the release of his political opponents. UN Assistant Secretary-General Miroslav Jenca told the top UN body that while there were no reports of violent clashes, "the situation in the Maldives is tense and may deteriorate even further", according to UN sources. It was the first time that the council discussed the crisis since it began on Feb 1, but there was no statement released after the meeting. The crisis was triggered by a surprise Supreme Court decision to release from jail former president and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed a...

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