KHAATUMO
Officially: Dowlad Goboleedka Khaatumo ee Soomaaliya; ولاية خاتمة Ŭilājaḧ Xātumaḧ .
English: Khatumo.
Seat of government: Buuhoodle.
Status: Not democratic.
Structure: Traditional leaders select the assembly, which selects the president.
Governing party: Hogaanka Badbaadada iyo Midaynta Sool-Sanaag-Cayn.
Head of government: Cali Khaliif Galayr, president.
Assessment: Clan-based (Daarood-Hartii: Duulbaahaante and Warsangeli) resistance to the perceived clan-dominated (Isaxaaq) independence of Soomaaliland. Claims the traditional gobolada of Sool and Sanaag, and the Cayn district of Toghdeer. It contests Sool and Sanaag with Puntland, and all three regions with Soomaaliland.
Updated: 2014 December 15.
 

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