Russia, B’desh hail statute

Kathmandu, September 24

Following the United States, China and Japan, Russia, Bangladesh, and Denmark have welcomed and congratulated the people of Nepal on the adoption of the new constitution on September 20.

Russia, in a statement issued by the Press and Information Department of its Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the new constitution heralded the successful completion of the main stage of resolving the consequences of the 1996-2006 domestic conflict. “The approval of the fundamental law, which fully meets generally accepted standards, is the most important condition for peace and stability and strengthening the unity of Nepal as a sovereign and democratic country,” read the statement.

Denmark said the new constitution was inclusive. Bangladesh expressed her belief that Nepal now would move forward in its quest for peace, stability and economic progress.