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UN Chief Slams Holocaust Denial at Iran Summit

Remarks on Israel 'utterly wrong,' Ban says

(Newser) - The US and Israel weren't happy about the chief of the UN attending the Nonaligned Movement Summit in Iran, but that might change now that Ban Ki-moon has told Mahmoud Ahmadinejad off on his home turf. In a speech to the 120-nation summit, Ban strongly condemned Holocaust denial and... More »

Angered by Egypt, Syrians Storm Out of Summit

Mohamed Morsi praises Syrian uprising at Nonaligned Movement Summit

(Newser) - Egypt's new president arrived in Iran today for a historic visit, the AP reports—and he promptly sparked a walkout at the Nonaligned Movement Summit. Mohamed Morsi, the first Egyptian leader to visit Iran since Tehran cut diplomatic relations with Egypt in 1979 over its peace treaty with Israel,... More »

US Peeved as UN Chief Heads to Iran

Tehran hosting summit for Nonaligned Movement

(Newser) - Iran is hosting a party for 120 countries next week—and UN chief Ban Ki-moon announced yesterday that he's going, reports the New York Times . Ban's decision to attend the summit of the Cold War-era Nonaligned Movement in Tehran—along with such luminaries as North Korea and Sudan'... More »

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