Suleiman to Attend NAM Summit in Tehranإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
President Michel Suleiman will head to Iran on August 29 to attend the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Tehran, As Safir newspaper reported on Wednesday.
The daily reported that Suleiman is expected to hold talks with several counterparts including Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
A ministerial delegation will accompany the president.
According to As Safir, the summit, which will be held on August 30-31, will focus on the Syrian crisis.
The NAM is a grouping of 120 countries which consider themselves not formally part of the world's major power blocs. Russia and Turkey are not members but Moscow has observer status.
Official Iranian news agency IRNA said that U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon had also accepted an invitation to the summit.
However, the U.N. didn’t confirm the report.