Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the Deteriorating Situation in the Kingdom of Nepal

April 24, 2006

  1. Japan expresses its grave concern over the deteriorating situation in the Kingdom of Nepal, where the people's demonstration continues after the speech made by His Majesty King Gyanendra.
  2. Japan hopes that the restoration of democracy will be realized peacefully, and calls upon all parties to act with self-restraint. Japan also hopes that the parties involved will continue their dialogue to the end so as to find a solution which meets the expectation of the Nepalese people.
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