President Michel Suleiman signed on Saturday the new electoral draft law that was approved by the cabinet and referred it to the parliament, National News Agency reported . Lebanon’s Cabinet approved earlier in August the electoral draft law that called for proportional representation and divided the country into 13 districts.
Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi made no mention of resuming ties with Iran during a recent visit to Tehran, his spokesman Yassir Ali said on Sunday, denying statements by Iranian officials.
Lebanese President Michel Suleiman who arrived in Iran on Wednesday evening to attend the Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Tehran met on Thursday with Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, National News Agency reported.
The U.N. chief and Egypt’s president delivered stinging speeches at a summit of developing nations in Iran on Thursday, damaging the host country’s quest for global prestige and support for its nuclear programme and its policy on Syria.
World leaders convening at Iran’s largest international conference since its 1979 revolution heard on Thursday two speeches that illustrate the deep divide between Iran and Egypt for finding a solution to the conflict in Syria.
The Syrian delegation at a Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit walked out during a speech on Thursday by Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, who described the Syrian government as “oppressive”, Al Jazeera television reported.
The big surprise at the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran is the presence of UN Under Secretary for Political Affairs Jeff Feltman. Feltman, who until last May served as a top US diplomat, became on Wednesday the most senior current or former American official ever known to meet Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Lebanese President Michel Suleiman arrived on Wednesday evening in Iran to participate in the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran, National News Agency reported. The president said earlier that the conference was likely to embrace “impartial decisions that would allow people of the Middle East and the world to achieve democracy
Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei declared Thursday in a speech welcoming Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi to in Tehran, “Iran’s motto is nuclear energy for all, nuclear weapons for none.” Morsi’s visit was the first by an Egyptian leader to Iran since 1979.
U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon met Iran’s president and supreme leader in Tehran on Wednesday to urge them to take concrete steps to prove the country’s nuclear program is peaceful and to use their influence to help end Syria’s 17-month conflict. Ban’s spokesman Martin Nesirky said that in Ban’s separate meetings with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and […]