World leaders head for non-aligned summit in Tehran

As Western officials insist on Iran’s growing isolation by sanctions over its nuclear program, world leaders start arriving in Tehran for the summit of the 118-nation Non-Aligned Organization opening Sept. 26.  Some of them, including Egyptian and Indian leaders, are lining up for one-on-one meetings with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Palestinian Hamas prime minister of the Gaza Strip Ismail Haniyeh received a special invitation. UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon said he would attend the summit in the face of protests from Washington and other capitals.


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