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08-31-2012 23:23 BJT

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The 16th Non-Aligned Movement Summit has entered its final day. The NAM summit meeting opened on Thursday, under the theme of "Lasting Peace through Joint Global Governance." Full Story>>

For more on this, we are joined in the studio by Professor Li Guofu, Director of the Middle East Studies Centre at the China Institute of International Studies.

Q1. The Non-Aligned Movement summit will soon be concluded in Tehran. What does Iran achieve by hosting the summit?

Q2. The attendance of UN secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has been criticized by the U.S. and Israel. While Ban criticized Iran for threatening to destroy Israel and for denying the Holocaust. What do you think is Ban’s mission to the summit?

Q3. Syria is one of the key topics at this NAM summit. Is it possible that members from Non-Aligned Movement will find some common ground to solve the crisis?

Q4. The Iranian nuclear program was also discussed. Do you think Iran can successfully win support from other NAM members?

Q5. Iran also called on the Non-Aligned Movement to "take the lead" in reforming international institutions like the UN. What kind of impact will NAM bring to that change?


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