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August 26, 2012 11:58 am

Iran Calls on Non-Aligned Movement to Fight Western Sanctions

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with his Chinese counterpart.

Times of Israel – Members of the Non-Aligned Movement should seek to “take a stand” against Western sanctions, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said in a speech Sunday, opening initial meetings for the NAM conference in Tehran. The main conference is scheduled for Thursday and Friday.

Salehi said that Non-Aligned member nations “should seriously confront unilateral sanctions of certain nations against some members of the NAM,” and that so far the NAM did not support such measures, according to an AFP report.

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