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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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