Blinken calls Nepal's PM; discusses bilateral ties

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday had a telephonic conversation with Nepals newly-appointed Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba during which they discussed bilateral ties and COVID-19 assistance to the Himalayan nation.Blinken and Deuba emphasized the importance of the US-Nepal partnership and discussed the recent US donation of 1.5 million vaccines and other COVID-19 assistance to Nepal, State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said.


PTI | Washington DC | Updated: 27-07-2021 20:45 IST | Created: 27-07-2021 20:45 IST
Blinken calls Nepal's PM; discusses bilateral ties
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday had a telephonic conversation with Nepal’s newly-appointed Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba during which they discussed bilateral ties and COVID-19 assistance to the Himalayan nation.

Blinken and Deuba emphasized the importance of the US-Nepal partnership and discussed the recent US donation of 1.5 million vaccines and other COVID-19 assistance to Nepal, State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said. ''The Secretary and the Prime Minister also discussed our cooperation to combat the effects of climate change,” Price said in a statement. Deuba was appointed as the prime minister for a record fifth time on July 12 following Nepal's Supreme Court's intervention.

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