The United States of America had issued a strong warning to Maldives government on Monday, calling the military to respect the rule of law.
The National Security Council (NSC) called on the Maldivian government in a tweet, after Maldives declared a State of Emergency on Monday.
In the post on Twitter NSC said ‘America stands with the people of Maldives’.
NSC called on the government to respect the rule of law, freedom of expression, and democratic institutions.
Meanwhile the USA Ambassador to Maldives, Atul Keshap had also criticized the Maldivian government on Sunday.
The tweet came at a time when the government refused to comply with a Supreme Court ruling and the military has forcefully entered Supreme Court.