Somalia's parliament votes to oust PM Hassan Ali Khaire

"We urge Somalia's president to appoint a new prime minister," he was quoted as saying.

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•Lawmakers voted 170-8 to remove Khaire, Mohamed Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman told the news agency.

Chaos is parliament as MPs oust Somalia's PM in no confidence vote./COURTESY
Chaos is parliament as MPs oust Somalia's PM in no confidence vote./COURTESY

 Somalia's parliament on Saturday ousted Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire by a vote of no confidence, the speaker of the house told the state news agency.

Lawmakers voted 170-8 to remove Khaire, Mohamed Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman told the news agency.

"We urge Somalia's president to appoint a new prime minister," he was quoted as saying. 

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