Затяжной переходный период в Непале

КАТМАНДУ – Озадачив всех, кроме себя самих, бескомпромиссные Маоисты Непала получили главенствующую роль в ходе исторически значимых для страны выборов. Жителям Непала теперь есть что отпраздновать.

Первые общенациональные выборы за почти целое десятилетие прошли относительно хорошо и были признаны официальными лицами Непала, а также сотнями международных обозревателей. По заявлению бывшего американского президента Джимми Картера, выборы были наиболее «трансформационными» из многих выборов, за которыми он наблюдал по всему миру. Высокая явка избирателей, наряду с относительно спокойной обстановкой, в которой прошли выборы, является важной вехой в желании непальских жителей упрочнить процесс установления мира и внести вклад в определение политического будущего страны.

Маоисты, бывшие повстанцы, которые лишь два года назад прекратили вести жестокую «народную» войну, в скором времени будут возглавлять новое правительство в Непале. Бывшие мятежники получили максимальное число мест в избирательных округах, где подсчет голосов уже окончен.

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