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UN experts discuss peace initiatives with Koirala

india Updated: Oct 11, 2006 16:10 IST
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A team of experts from the United Nations on Wednesday met Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and discussed the ongoing peace talks with the Maoists.

The four-member team, assisting the UN mission in Nepal to facilitate the peace process, met Koriala at his residence at Baluwatar, sources at the Prime Minister's office said.

Arms management, ensuring free and fair polls for the constituent assembly and improving human rights situation in the country were on the agenda of the half-an-hour meeting, they said.

The UN experts inquired about the ongoing peace initiatives, progress of the talks with the Maoists and preparation for constituent assembly election.

Koirala expressed the government's commitment to the restore peace and stability in the Himalayan nation.

Both the government and the Maoists have agreed for the UN to manage their arms and armies during the constituent assembly elections.