16th Non-Aligned Movement Summit in 2012

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The 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement was held from 26 to 31 August 2012 in Tehran, Islamic republic of Iran. The summit was attended by leaders of 120 countries, including 24 presidents, 3 kings, 8 prime ministers and 50 foreign ministers.

The summit’s framework was the “Final Document” adopted during the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement Coordinating Bureau which was held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from 7 to 10 May.  The summit consisted of two preceding events: a “Senior Officials Meeting” on 26 and 27 August 2012, and a “Ministerial Meeting” on 28 and 29 August 2012. The leaders summit took place on 30 and 31 August.  Islamic republic of Iran will hold the NAM presidency for three years until the 17th summit in Venezuela.