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Iran Holds Drills on NAM Security


Iran’s police and security forces staged massive drills Saturday morning to exercise the plans and measures adopted to boost the country’s security during the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran in the coming days.

During the drills held at Imam Khomeini’s mausoleum South of Tehran on Saturday, the Iranian law enforcement and security forces officially started the operational phase of the countrywide plan for the security of the NAM summit.

Senior commanders of the Iranian Law Enforcement Police, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and officials from the Interior Ministry’s Security and Law Enforcement Department monitored the drills from the command-and-control center.

Deputy foreign ministers and experts from the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) member states are scheduled to start a meeting here in the Iranian capital on Sunday.

The meeting will be held at the International Conference Hall of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Broadcasting (IRIB) for two days (August 26-27).

The meeting will draw up the agenda for the 16th heads-of-state summit meeting of the bloc to be held in the Iranian capital on Wednesday.

The meeting of NAM Foreign Ministers will be held for two days from August 27-28 with the NAM Summit slated for August 29-30.

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