Tehran takes tight security measures for NAM summit
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 23 / Trend T.Jafarov /
In connection with the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit, tight security measures have been taken in Tehran. Starting with the country's borders to the venue of the meeting of heads of state participating at the summit, various security measures have been taken, deputy head of the Iranian police Ahmedrza Radan said, the ISNA news agency reported on Thursday.
The 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement will be held in Tehran on August 28-29.
Four-stage security measures have been taken at the meeting venue and in Tehran. All police and security agencies will be perfectly ready.
He said some roads will be closed in Tehran and movement will be restricted at others.
In connection with the meeting of the heads of NAM member states from August 28 to September 1, non-working days will be declared at government organisations and institutions of Tehran.
NAM is an international organisation that brings together 118 countries in the world on the principles of non-participation of military blocs. NAM was officially established by 25 states at the Belgrade Conference in September 1961. The movement's establishment was preceded by the Bandung Conference in 1955.