Secretary-General welcomes second-stage registration of Maoist army in Nepal

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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General welcomes the beginning of the second stage of registration (verification) by the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) of the Maoist army personnel who were registered earlier this year. This is a crucial stage of the implementation of the Agreement on Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armies.

The Secretary-General reiterates to all parties the need to cooperate in the creation of a conducive environment to holding the Constituent Assembly election later this year.

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