Iran to offer solution to Syrian crisis in NAM summit
Senior Iranian officials said they plan to offer a solution to the crisis in Syria during the upcoming summit meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Tehran, Fars reported.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said Saturday that Iran will present a "comprehensive" proposal to solve the Syrian crisis on the sidelines of the 16th NAM summit in Tehran.
He further said that regional issues and developments will be on the agenda of the NAM meeting.
"Also, issues concerning Palestinians, Iraq, Afghanistan, Latin America and Africa will be included in the discussions of the NAM participants," he said.
On Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said that the Islamic Republic would present an "acceptable and rational" proposal on the Syrian crisis at the NAM summit.
"We believe that the proposal is acceptable, rational and principled and will include all the parties involved in Syrian issues," Salehi said, adding that "it will be very difficult to oppose it. "
The 16th NAM summit will be held in Tehran from August 26 to 31.
Iran on Sunday assumed the rotating presidency of the movement from Egypt for three years during the upcoming summit.
NAM is comprised of some 120 member states and 17 observer countries.