Secretary-General Seriously Concerned by Political Crisis in Nepal, Calls for Resolution through Dialogue, Consensus

4 May 2009
SG/SM/12216

Secretary-General Seriously Concerned by Political Crisis in Nepal, Calls for Resolution through Dialogue, Consensus

4 May 2009
Secretary-General
SG/SM/12216
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECRETARY-GENERAL SERIOUSLY CONCERNED BY POLITICAL CRISIS IN NEPAL,

CALLS FOR RESOLUTION THROUGH DIALOGUE, CONSENSUS

 

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

The Secretary-General is seriously concerned about the current political crisis in Nepal centred on the relationship between the Government and the Chief of Army Staff, and the possible risks posed to the peace process.

The Secretary-General calls on all concerned to resolve the crisis through dialogue and consensus, with full respect for the provisions of the Constitution.

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