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Syrian PM arrives in Tehran for NAM summit


Syrian Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi has arrived in Tehran to attend the 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit.

The Syrian premier was welcomed by Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology Reza Taqipour, and Iran’s Vice President Mohammad Reza Mir-Tajeddini.

Halqi is in Iran to take part in the meeting of the NAM heads of state which will open on Thursday with an inaugural speech by the Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

More than 100 countries are partaking in the NAM meeting which kicked off at the expert level in Tehran on Sunday.

At the opening ceremony of the NAM expert-level meeting, Iran assumed the rotating presidency of the movement for three years. Egypt’s Ambassador to the United Nations Mootaz Khalil formally handed over the presidency to Iran.

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