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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  International

The final resolution of the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) was adopted unanimously. Ahmadinejad read the resolution aloud in the final session of the summit. The final communiqué expressed support for Iran’s nuclear energy program, rejected the unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States,…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  International

Deputy Foreign Minister Mohammad-Mehdi Akhoundzadeh said that Tehran is seeking to turn a new page in NAM’s history. “The most important element for a wonderful turnover is indeed the confidence they (NAM member states) have in the performance of Iran on different international issues… For the…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  International

Ramin Mehmanparast said, “We (the NAM members) call for the establishment of justice in international relations and abolition of the monopoly on the global management system held by a number of Western countries who have put their interests before everything and trample on the rights of…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  International

Ezzatollah Zarghami, Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), has accepted the mistake in the translation of the newly elected Egyptian President’s address to the 16th NAM Summit. “The shortcoming was only in the one case of translating the “Syria” as “Bahrain” on one…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  International

Ezzatollah Zarghami, Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), called on journalists to make concerted effort “to establish a NAM media bloc in the face of the media bloc of the (global) hegemonic system… a convergence among the press and the journalists committed to humane…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  International

Khamenei said in a meeting with visiting Chairman of North Korea’s Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA) that Iran and North Korea have common enemies, because domineering  powers do not tolerate independent countries. Khamenei added that pressures, sanctions and threats must not weaken the nations’…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  Military

Majlis member, Jalil Jafari, said that inspecting military facilities, including the Parchin site in Tehran Province, is outside the purview of the IAEA inspectors. Jafari said, “In one of the clauses of the (recent IAEA) report, the issue of inspecting the Parchin site was brought up…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  Military

Mohammad Ahmadian said that Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) reached its nominal capacity for the first time on August 30, producing 1,000 megawatts of electricity. He added that the first unit of the Bushehr NPP generated 1,002 megawatts of electricity and was connected to the national…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  Military

Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli addressed a group of foreign military attaches in Iran on the occasion of National Air Defense Day and said that Iran’s new missile system would be more advanced than the S-300 system. He added that “Iran’s military doctrine, which is based on…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  Military

Ali Fadavi, IRGC Navy Commander, said that “The Western spy agencies and terrorist services tried to spark insecurity in Iran in a variety of ways during the NAM Summit, but all these attempts failed… Iran’s sworn enemies strove to prevent the Tehran summit from taking place…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  Military

Commander of the Iranian Air Force, Farzad Esma’ili, announced that extensive aerial defense maneuvers will take place next month. He said that the Iranian forces would simulate an attack on fighter planes. The Iranian army and IRGC will participate in the drill, which will be in…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  Military

The military drills, named Asheqan-e Velayat (Lovers of the leadership), started on September 3. The IRGC and Basij members are taking part in the drill organized by the Abolfalz Corps of Lorestan Province. The drill involves 16 Immediate Reaction Force battalions. During the two-day drills, security…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  Economy

The Director of the Egg Producers Association, Hidayat Asari, announced that a report will be presented to the working team on eggs tomorrow during a meeting of the Market Agreements Committee, and its members will examine the market price of eggs. He said that the association…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  Economy

Mohammad Fareed, a board member for the Dairy Industry Association, announced the authorities’ approval of milk imports under the supervision of the relevant organizations. He added that as a result, the price of raw milk and dairy products would be balanced. He said thatIranis unable to…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  Economy

The Foreign Minister of Thailand, visiting Tehran for the NAM Summit, met with the Iranian Foreign Minister and asked to enhance trade relations between Thailand and Iran. According to reports, he gainedTehran’s agreement to purchase rice fromThailandand also to increase the exchange of products, mainly by…

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  Human Rights

The three are Raamin Zandania, Bahaoldin Maleki and Peyman Nudinian. The warrant named “provision of explanations” as the reason for the summons.  …

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Tuesday, 4 September 2012  /  Domestic

Minister of Communications, Reza Taghipour,  declared that the first phase of the national internet has been installed in 28 of Iran’s 31 provinces.  …

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