India Agrees to Withdraw Troops from Maldives, Says Muizzu
Photo: President’s Office
The President Mohamed Muizzu, announced today that the Indian government has agreed to withdraw its troops from the country.
The withdrawal of Indian troops was a key promise made by the President during his election campaign. He had prioritized this action within the first 100 days of his presidency, aiming to address a longstanding concern.
The decision was formalised during a meeting between President Muizzu and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, held on the sidelines of the COP28 climate summit in Dubai.
Addressing the media after the meeting, Muizzu emphasised that the withdrawal process is being conducted in adherence to diplomatic norms, and he highlighted the mutual respect between the Maldivian and Indian governments in this regard.