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NK Shrestha for scrapping all ‘unequal’ treaties with India

File: Narayan Kaji Shrestha

Kathmandu, June 2

The ruling Nepal Communist Party spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha has demanded that the government take diplomatic initiatives to scrap all treaties signed with India that have been deemed ‘unequal’.

Shrestha’s statement comes at a time when the government of Nepal is preparing to hold a meeting with India in its bid to reclaim the disputed area of Kalapani.

Speaking in the National Assembly meeting on Tuesday, Shrestha said all bilateral treaties and agreements should be based on equality and reciprocity.

Claiming the Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India Relations made an agreement regarding revising the treaties the leader demanded that India accept the EPG report without any delay.

The former foreign affairs minister also expressed his confidence that the ongoing border dispute between the two countries could be solved through dialogues, adding conclusions should be drawn based on historical facts and evidence.

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