Indian PM arrives in Iran
Azerbaijan, Baku, August 28 /Trend, D.Khatinoglu/
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Tehran Tuesday on an official visit, Mehr news agency reported.
Singh was welcomed by Iranian Economic Affairs and Finance minister Shamseddin Hosseini.
Indian Prime Minister is accompanied by a high-ranking 150-member delegation.
Singh is visiting Iran in order to participate in the summit of the Non-Aligned Movement on Thursday.
The summit will be opened by the speech of the leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei.
Non-Aligned Movement is an international organization uniting 120 world countries on the principles of non-participation in military blocs.
NAM was formally created by 25 countries at the Belgrade Conference in September 1961. The creation of the movement was preceded by the Bandung (Indonesia) Conference of 1955 and the tripartite consultations of Josip Broz Tito, Gamal Abdel Nasser and Jawaharlal Nehru in 1956.