Kathmandu, 21st January, 2015 : The international community has urged the political parties to return to the negotiation table in the constitution writing process adding that agreement on a new constitution was a vital remaining task.
Expressing concern over the relations between the political parties marked by tension in recent days, the international community has condemned the violence or threats of violence.
Issuing a press statement on behalf of the International Community in Nepal here Wednesday, the UN Resident Coordinator Jamie McGoldrick has called upon the parties to provide forward-looking leadership in the larger national interest and to continue constitutional negotiations in a spirit of flexibility and urgency. “The constitution is meant to be a foundational document that will guide the countryâ€™s course for the foreseeable future. To be implemented peacefully and offer stability it will require the widest support from the Nepali people,” reads the statement.
The international community has also called upon the parties to redouble their efforts to secure an inclusive constitution.Â “This is the time for the political parties to demonstrate leadership and fulfill their historic responsibility,” adds the statement.
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