India has said that it is monitoring the Maldivian government’s decision on lifting the emergency as scheduled.
In a recent interview, Nasheed said that one of his priorities on returning to power would be to spearhead an international convention against ‘land grab’ by foreign countries in the disguise of investment.
In an interview to The Wire, former president Mohamed Nasheed talks about the current crisis in Maldives, his request for military backing from India, and more.
The White House said the two leaders pledged to continue working together to enhance security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.
As the situation does not meet the requirements articulated by the ‘responsibility to protect’ doctrine, unilateral military intervention would fall foul of Article 2 of the UN charter.
Maya Mirchandani speaks to former foreign secretary Shyam Saran on the options India has if it chooses to intervene in the political crisis in the Maldives.
Abdulla Yameen left out India, which, along with the US, Britain and the UN, has condemned the imposition of emergency and the arrest of top judges.