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Nepal asks UN to close political affairs unit

IANS  |  Kathmandu 

The has asked the UN to close its (DPA) here with immediate effect, a said on Monday.

Ministry told that the decision to shut the was taken at a meeting of the presided by

"The has asked the UN to shut down its political affairs unit. We appreciate the role played by the UN in our peace process," the said.

The has informed the UN of its decision.

The decision comes amid reports that the UN political unit was allegedly involved in various unwarranted activities including supporting some separatist groups in officials have denied the accusations.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 15:44 IST
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