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August 22, 2012 12:25 pm

UN Chief Will Travel to Iran Against Wishes of U.S., Israel

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. Photo: wiki commons.

The Independent/Reuters – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon plans to attend a summit meeting of leaders of non-aligned developing nations in Tehran next week, defying calls from the United States and Israel to boycott the event, UN diplomats said today.

A spokesman for Iran’s UN mission said it appeared that Ban would be attending the summit next week, though he declined to speak on behalf of the secretary-general’s office.

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