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Tehran fully prepared to host NAM summit in late August - governor

Iran Materials 18 August 2012 10:32
The provincial governor of the Iranian capital city, Tehran, Morteza Tamaddon says the city is fully prepared to host the upcoming Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in late August, Press TV reported.
Tehran fully prepared to host NAM summit in late August - governor

The provincial governor of the Iranian capital city, Tehran, Morteza Tamaddon says the city is fully prepared to host the upcoming Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in late August, Press TV reported.

At a Thursday ceremony in southern Tehran, Morteza Tamaddon expressed Tehran's readiness to hold the NAM summit, adding that all the logistical, construction-related and security preparations have been made and the organizers are ahead of their timetable.

Tamaddon called on all the service providing bodies to be fully prepared to hold the event in the most proper manner.

The 16th NAM summit is slated to be held in the Iranian capital city on August 26-31.

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei will address the Tehran NAM summit.

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is also expected to partake in the event during which the Islamic Republic will assume the rotating presidency of the movement for three years.

NAM, an international organization with 120 member states and 21 observer countries, is considered as not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc.

Edited by: S. Isayev

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