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Text of report in English by Somali pro-Puntland government Garoweonline website on 29 August
Soldiers in Somalia's separatist republic of Somaliland have seized the parliament building on a day a UK embassy official arrived to mediate the political dispute, Radio Garowe reports.
Mr. Abdirahman Muhammad Irro," Speaker of Somaliland's lower house of parliament, the 82-seat House of Representatives, told reporters in the Somaliland capital Hargeisa that he was "informed by the police chief" that the troops do not take orders from parliament's leadership.
Security forces that normally guard the parliament building in Hargeisa were instructed to leave, as …