UN Secretary General denounces all forms of violence


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Nepal Foreign Affairs (Kathmandu, September 3) –  United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday expressed hope that the Nepali leaders will share again a spirit of comprise.

According to a statement made by Spokesman for the Secretary-General in New York,  the Secretary-General is following the situation closely  in Nepal and is concerned about reports of violence in recent weeks and saddened by the loss of life in Nepal.

The Secretary-General urges all to refrain from the use of force, denounce violence in all forms and engage in dialogue, Spokesman Stéphane Dujarric told reporters in New York. “As you know, the UN has supported the Nepali-led peace process, of which a new constitution is an important milestone.

The Secretary-General is hopeful that the leaders will share again a spirit of compromise,” the spokesman said. The United Nations has said that the UN office in Nepal is in regular contact with Nepali leaders and is urging them to seize this historic opportunity to agree on a dispensation that has the widest popular support.

The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, has also engaged directly with Nepali leaders and conveyed this message, read a statement issued by the UN office in Kathmandu