17 December 2012

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General Deeply Concerned about Political Deadlock in Nepal


The following statement was issued on 14 December by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about the continuing political deadlock in Nepal.  He urges the country’s political parties to set aside differences in the interest of the nation and form a broad-based Government without further delay.  He also encourages the main stakeholders to create a conducive environment for the next elections.

The Secretary-General urges all actors in Nepal to reaffirm their commitment to the Comprehensive Peace Agreements and to safeguard the achievements of the past several years in line with the aspirations of the Nepalese people.

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