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Somalia in deadlock over Jubaland

Jubaland threatens to cut ties with central government as Mogadishu rejects declaration of statehood.

Last Modified: 07 Jun 2013 09:49
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Somalia's central government and the leaders of one of the country's regions are locked in a power struggle that could turn violent.

The dispute centres on Jubaland - an area in the southern-most part of Somalia that has claimed statehood and elected a president.

As the standoff escalates, Jubaland authorities are threatening to cut all ties with Mogadishu.

Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from Kismayo, Jubaland.

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