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Govt objects to diplomats’ meeting with agitators

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KATHMANDU — The government has objected a reported meeting of foreign diplomats in Kathmandu with the leaders of the agitating Federal Alliance.

Issuing a statement on Friday, Ministry of Foreign Affairs objected a meeting of the diplomats with the Madhesi leaders.  “Such engagements in essentially internal matters of Nepal without the knowledge of the Government are regrettable,” said Spokesperson at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The MoFA spokesperson commented that “the Government of Nepal was not informed of the event”.

“These kinds of incidents are not compatible with the letter and spirit of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, established diplomatic practices and code of conduct,” the MoFA statement read.

The agitating Alliance on Thursday had held a meeting with representatives of diplomatic missions based in the Capital to clarify that their new programs of protest would be peaceful, non-violent and democratic.

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PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team





KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.

PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.

Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.

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