Sunday, April 20, 2008

CPN-Maoist leader Ram Bahadur Thapa 'Badal' speaks on Army Integration

CPN-Maoist leader Ram Bahadur Thapa 'Badal' "Regarding the army integration, Badal said that as the issue is already mentioned in the peace accord it would be finalised by the Constituent Assembly.

"Our mandate is to establish peace in the country and for that integration of Nepal Army and People's Liberation Army is crucial. So we will integrate both the armies to make a new national army," he said. Furthermore, he said the party believes in making military training mandatory to all citizens, adding that this would also help in downsizing the army.

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