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NAM summit calls for global peace

08-31-2012 23:11 BJT

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The 16th Non-Aligned Movement Summit entered its final day in Tehran on Friday under the theme of "Lasting Peace through Joint Global Governance."

The summit has been focusing on issues like Iran's nuclear program, the Syrian crisis and disarmament. It also covers regional issues in the Middle East, Afghanistan and Iraq. On Thursday, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi handed over the presidency of the movement to his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

The summit has brought together representatives from more than 100 countries and regions. The Non Alligned Movement members and observer countries represent nearly two-thirds of the United Nations’ members. China became an observer in September, 1992.


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