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Foreign Minister Shrestha requests Russian counterpart to expedite repatriation of Nepali youth

Kathmandu, March 7: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Narayan Kaji Shrestha has requested the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to expedite the repatriation of dead bodies of Nepalis, provide compensation to the deceased family and facilitate to return of Nepali citizens serving in the Russian Army.

DPM Shrestha made such request to Russian Minister by holding a telephone conversation with him on Thursday.

The DPM thanked the Russian Minister for initiating the compensation process and requested to conclude it as soon as possible, according to a press release issued by Foreign Ministry.

In response, the Russian Foreign Minister assured of the Ministry’s support in addressing the concerns of Nepali side.

During the conversation, the Foreign Minister of Russia congratulated the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister on his assumption of office and extended best wishes. He also expressed his willingness to cooperate with the Nepali side on various fronts including trade, tourism and culture, among others.

Similarly, the two Foreign Ministers discussed various aspects of Nepal-Russia relations, including issues of Nepali citizens in the Russian Army. #Nepal

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