Iran to hold 2nd int'l disarmament conference early 2011
Iran intends to hold the second international nuclear disarmament conference in March or April.
"The first round of the conference warmly welcomed by foreign guests was held in Iran in April 2010 and Iran plans to host the second round in March or April," the Director General of Political and International Studies Office of Iranian Foreign Ministry Mostafa Doulatyar told ISNA.
Iran held the first round of the International conference on Disarmament and non-Proliferation on April 18-19 with the slogan of "nuclear energy for all and nuclear weapon for none."
Delegates from Azerbaijan, Central Africa, Germany, the US, Austria, Jordan, Armenia, Ecuador, Algeria, the UAE, Indonesia, Britain, Uganda, Italy, Brazil, Brunei, Belgium, Bangladesh, Belarus, Paraguay, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, Turkey, China, Russia, Japan, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Senegal, Sweden, Switzerland, Sudan, Syria, Iraq, Oman, the Philippines, France, Qatar, Darussalam, Green Cape, Congo, Kuwait, Georgia, Lebanon, Guyana, Libya, Malaysia, Egypt, Nicaragua, New Zealand and India attended the two-day conference in Tehran.
The guests included foreign ministers, nuclear disarmament experts and representatives of Non-Government Organizations (NGO).