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13:57 - 2012-08-31

Second Day of NAM Summit on Joint World Management (1)


Second day of NAM summit on joint world management
Leaders and presidents of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) member states started a second day of talks in Tehran on Friday, demanding the movement to make its utmost efforts to put an end to unilateralism and push the world toward collective management
Second day of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) heads-of-state summit in Tehran
The second day of the 16th heads-of-state summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) started work here in Tehran on Friday morning under the leadership of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Different leaders and presidents of the NAM members are due to address the participants in the second day of the summit
A number of 63 leaders of the NAM states had registered for addressing the summit. On the first day, 20 heads-of-state delivered speeches, while over 40 are still waiting to convey their opinions to their counterparts in the largest international grouping after the UN
The closing ceremony of the NAM summit will be held after the leaders' speeches. The summit meeting is due to issue a final statement at the closing ceremony, which reportedly has over 680 paragraphs on various topics, including opposition to aliens' interference in Syria's internal affairs, opposition to the unilateral sanctions against countries and also supporting countries' independence
The United States and Israel are among the nations fearful that the summit drawing a reported 50 or more heads of state and government will give Tehran a boost in legitimacy and rally disgruntled states to its defense of its nuclear programs
The Islamic Republic's three-year tenure as head of the NAM is a chance for Tehran to elevate its international standing as the United States seeks to cripple its economy and isolate it diplomatically over its disputed nuclear program
Many analysts say that the diplomatic spotlight will give Tehran an opportunity to show Washington has failed to cut it off from the rest of the world
Around 110 states are attending the conference and more than 45 states have sent their top officials to the heads-of-state summit
The guest list included UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and new Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi - the first Egyptian leader to visit Iran since its Islamic revolution in 1979
Second day of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) heads-of-state summit in Tehran
Second day of NAM summit on joint world management