KATHMANDU, July 8: CPN-UML leader Gokarna Bista has said that they have reached closer to consensus to settle disputes between Chairman KP Oli and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal.
Bista, who is a Task Force member from the Nepal-led faction, claimed that they will not take a long time to reach consensus in view of the agreements reached between the two sides so far.
Talking to media persons after the meeting, Bista said that they have achieved progress in settling the differences between Chairman Oli and senior leader Nepal. “We have almost reached the point of consensus. Each meeting has yielded some progress. We have reached consensus on many things already. We will try to reach strike the final deal to a large extent by today evening,” he said.
Bista expressed hope that they will not take a long time to reach consensus now. “We have achieved further progress compared to yesterday. Some of the issues are yet to be settled,” he said. “Our meeting has been put off and we will sit again for talks in the evening. It won’t take a long time now to settle the disputes seen within the party.”