New Delhi, February 21, 2018:

In an interview to The Hindu, the Maldivian Ambassador to India, Ahmed Mohamed, denied the accusation that the move to extend the emergency was unconstitutional. On being asked whether the decision has severed ties with India, the Ambassador said “channels of communications” are open between both countries.

Links to the article: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-dismayed-at-maldives-move-to-extend-emergency/article22818177.ece