"Communiqué de presse de la présidence locale allemande sur la Constitution et le Parlement intérimaires" (Katmandou, 18 janvier 2007)
Kathmandu, 18 January 2007
The German Ambassador, Franz Ring, holding the EU-Presidency in Nepal
welcomes the promulgation of the Interim Constitution and the formation of the Interim Parliament
considers these steps to be crucial milestones in the peace process
expresses support for the ongoing UN efforts to assist the peace process in Nepal and in particular the establishment of an arms management that facili-tates the formation of a new Interim Government
and hopes that the recent political developments lay the basis for free and fair elections and contribute towards a sustainable peace which the Nepalese people deserve after having suffered under the armed conflict for 11 years.
Footnote : Germany is holding the EU-Presidency for the first half of the year 2007