Amid political violence in Nepal Ban stresses need for dialogue respect for

Stéphane Dujarric told reporters in New York that Mr. Ban is following closely the situation in the South Asian nation, which is in the last stages of preparing a new constitution.“He stresses the importance of dialogue and non-violence as well as respect for peaceful protest and freedom of assembly,” said Mr. Dujarric. “The Secretary-General welcomes the decision of the political parties to temporarily pause the constitution voting process. He urges all stakeholders to use this opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue,” he added. read more