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Nepal: Maoist offer to Opposition Party Rejected

Posted by redpines on February 9, 2011

This article originally appeared in Republica. As always, we remind our readers that articles in the bourgeois press may not accurately report facts and events.

The CP-UML's Khanal

UML Standing Committee Says Deal Erroneous

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Standing Committee (SC) meeting of the ruling CPN-UML has termed the secret seven-point deal reached between Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal and UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal an erroneous move.

The SC decision came hours after the prime minister and Maoist Chairman Dahal confirmed that they had reached the secret deal and vowed to move ahead in accordance with its spirit.

While Khanal and party leaders close to him have been defending the accord, Madhav Kumar Nepal, KP Sharma Oli and other leaders close to them have objected to it vehemently.

“The five-hour meeting concluded that the agreement was a mistake in terms of policy, procedure and system,” said a party leader from the Nepal-Oli camp.

The leader claimed that at the meeting the prime minister undertook self-criticism for signing the agreement. Read the rest of this entry »

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