Monday, October 10, 2005

EU: Nepal at risk of collapse

Kathmandu, 9 October
BBC South Asia

Nepal has seen many political protests in recent months. A European Union delegation on a visit to Nepal says the country is in danger of political collapse.
EU delegation leader, Tom Phillips, said the failure of constitutional forces could lead to a breakdown of government institutions.
King Gyanendra seized direct power in February saying politicians had failed to tackle the insurgency by Maoists.
The EU team also accused the Maoists of continuing to recruit child soldiers despite calling a ceasefire last month.
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