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Adoption of the Draft of the New Constitution in Nepal
(Statement by Foreign Minister Kishida)

September 18, 2015

1. Japan welcomes the adoption of the draft of the new constitution at the Constituent Assembly in Nepal on Wednesday, September 16, and congratulates Nepal for marking its new step toward becoming a democratic country.

2. Japan hopes that Nepal will make progress in democracy, peace-building and economic development by ensuring political stability in Nepal through the new constitution.

3. Japan intends to continuously work for further development of Japan-Nepal friendly ties, and the stability and prosperity of the whole region. Japan, as a true friend of Nepal, will continue to put efforts in providing effective assistance as much as possible for achieving Nepal’s “Build Back Better”.

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