Nepal urges Russia not to recruit its citizens into army; says six killed


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Soldiers from the Brigade of Gurkhas march on the Parade Ground during a passing out ceremony at Catterick Garrison near Richmond, Britain, November 23, 2023. REUTERS/Phil Noble/POOL/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights KATHMANDU, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Nepal said it has asked Moscow not to recruit its citizens into the Russian army and immediately send back any Nepali soldier commissioned there back to the Himalayan nation after revealing six soldiers serving Russia's military had been killed. Nepali soldiers, called Gurkhas, are known for their bravery and fighting skills, and have been serving the British and Indian armies following the independence of...