Nepalese monarchy to become republic
Monday, December 24, 2007
The principal political parties of Nepal have decided to abolish the , headed by King , and turn the country into a republic. The insurgent would be allowed to return to the government.
The Maoists, a military group who want a socialist republic, left the government in September demanding the end of the monarchy. They had only joined since the peace agreement at the end of the 1996-2006. An agreement has now been reached after they signed a 23-point pact with the 6 main Nepalese political parties.
The treaty establishes that a United Nations supervision.should form in April to rewrite the , formally end the monarchy and put together the details of the new republican system. The Maoist rebels declared a cease fire and signed a peace treaty, agreeing to place its troops and weapons under
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- Charles Haviland. "Nepalese monarchy to be abolished" — , December 24, 2007
- Binaj Gurubacharya, AP. "Nepal's Ex-Rebels to Rejoin Government" — , December 24, 2007