NAM ministerial meet winds up in Tehran

July 31st, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS  

Tehran, July 31 (IANS) The 15th meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) foreign ministers has wound up here, IRNA news agency reported Thursday. A final statement and two documents on the Zimbabwe crisis and Iran’s peaceful nuclear activities were released at the end of the two-day meeting late Wednesday night.

The conference ended its work with a speech by Iran’s Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki.

In his address, Mottaki appreciated NAM’s member states’ support for Tehran’s peaceful nuclear activities.

Addressing the conference Tuesday, Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee defended Iran’s right to “peaceful uses of nuclear technology”.

In addition to its member states, 15 observer members and representatives of eight international and regional organisations attended the NAM ministerial meeting.

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