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Prachanda: India’s Meddling in Nepal’s Affairs is a Barrier to Army Integration

Posted by n3wday on January 19, 2010

This article was published on eKantipur.

Govt, India against army integration, peace process: Prachanda

KHOTANG, JAN 17 –
UPCN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ on Sunday charged that the incumbent ruling coalition and neighbouring India are bidding to derail the peace process by standing against the army integration.

Speaking at the inaugural of a youth festival in Diktel of eastern hilly district Khotang, the former Prime Minister said the fact that statements of ruling parties and the ministers, and the chief of Indian Army regarding the army integration were identical cannot be a mere coincidence.  Dahal arrived in Diktel from Kathmandu today itself boarding a chopper.

According to him, his party resorted to the movement for national sovereignty as foreign countries like India intervened in the internal affairs including implementation of civilian supremancy. Read the rest of this entry »

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