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US congratulates Nepal on adoption of new constitution

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Sep 22, 2015-

Calling it an important milestone in Nepal’s democratic journey, the United States has congratulated the people of Nepal on the promulgation of the new constitution. 

A press statement released by the US Department of State’s spokesperson, John Kirby, encourages Nepalis to continue to engage in dialogue through non-violent means and urges the government to accomodate the views of all Nepalis. “The Government must continue efforts to accommodate the views of all Nepalis and ensure that the constitution embraced measures consistent with globally accepted norms and principles, including gender equality, religious freedom and the right to citizenship,” reads the statement. 

The release  also calls on security forces to exercise restraint as people express democratic rights. 

 

 

Published: 22-09-2015 11:40

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