Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa stressed the need for establishment of a new world order in their meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Friday.
Ahmadinejad and Rajapaksa met on the sidelines of Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development.
“Cooperation among independent states is essential for their progress forward; the justice-seeking nations should cooperate to design a new global order; those who are behind today problems do not deserve designing the new order.”
“Independent states are under great pressures from hegemonic powers but they should understand the fact that the pressures including the sanctions and resolutions will not affect nations’ desire to resist; the biggest violators of human rights use the issue as an excuse to confront sovereign nations.”
“Arrogant powers use also environmental issues as an excuse to pressure developing nations but if they were real defenders of environment; they would change their polluting technologies.”
The Iranian president noted that those who afraid of change of the world current order are designing plots to weaken independent states and prevent their progress; Non-Alignment Movement summit in Tehran is an opportunity to make positive steps in favor of independent nations; Today’s world lacks independent movements and NAM has the capacity to fill the gap.
Ahmadinejad also underlined that Iran is committed to expand cooperation with Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka’s president for his part, welcomed development of bilateral relations with Iran, noting that NAM should become stronger to confront the pressures posed by arrogant powers.
“Holding of NAM summit in Tehran can boost its role in the international community,” he noted.(IRNA)
Comments - 41
RAJU Saturday, 23 June 2012 09:11 PM
ENEMY TO ENEMY FRIENDS. VERY DANGER AHEAD.
joker Saturday, 23 June 2012 06:45 AM
Sue Saturday, 23 June 2012 06:43 AM
New World Order with these two? Scares the hell out of me.
Prasannajit Saturday, 23 June 2012 06:47 AM
Iran has nobody to hug even from Middle East.
Sue Saturday, 23 June 2012 06:49 AM
WOW, those beautiful, insincere smiles; takes my breath away.
Lankan Sunday, 24 June 2012 02:02 AM
WW's boss so nothing to say
R.Dias Saturday, 23 June 2012 06:55 AM
Hmm.......to suit us.....
gonnamba Saturday, 23 June 2012 07:19 AM
even flies abandoned me
mottasima Saturday, 23 June 2012 07:38 AM
Shall we dance my dear? I'll lead. try not to step on my toes.
anton Saturday, 23 June 2012 07:55 AM
I rather have a new president than a new world order.
icomment Saturday, 23 June 2012 07:52 AM
Everybody loves a hug
samantha Monday, 25 June 2012 03:30 AM
Love at first sight!
Nodrog Sunday, 24 June 2012 05:03 AM
Better to stick with India, UK and US who intimidate and bully us and interfere in our affairs.
Game Kolla Saturday, 23 June 2012 08:08 AM
Rom Saturday, 23 June 2012 08:14 AM
Chorus:- "We are the world, we are the children We are the ones who make a brighter day So lets start giving,There's a choice we're making "We're saving our own lives", Its true we'll make a better day "Just you and me"
We are the ones who make a brighter day So lets start giving,There"s a choice we"re making "We"re saving our own lives", Its true we"ll make a better day "Just you and me"...')" type="button" class="btn btn-outline-secondary btn-sm" style="padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 2px">Reply
sensiv Sunday, 24 June 2012 05:11 AM
Facts are stubborn Iran & Sri lanka have a heritage of thousands of Years .America Canada, Australia etc - How many years - say less than 600?
vimukthi Sunday, 24 June 2012 05:35 AM
Mr + Ahamedinejad + Robert Mugabe + North Korian leader = New World
subbiah Sunday, 24 June 2012 05:43 AM
New world order ? Non vegetarians are recommending vegetarian food.
liyanage Saturday, 23 June 2012 08:30 AM
We both are in the same boat, so let's hug.
summa Saturday, 23 June 2012 08:46 AM
nuclear to our door steps.
PGA Sunday, 24 June 2012 07:02 AM
Australia's heritage dates back 30,000 years when man first arrived on that continent. The Americas were also host to very ancient civilisations. If you are talking about the modern era, then Sri lanka would be one of the youngest countries.
Nandana Sunday, 24 June 2012 07:50 AM
Good friendship. Please invite both Iran and chevez to Sri-Lanka for long stay. we can import crude free.
ash Sunday, 24 June 2012 08:41 AM
None of you have a clue is to what is meant by New World order? Please look up on youtube to understand the dept of this hidden agenda. This is one of the best kept secrets of the world we live in.
Ranjith Sunday, 24 June 2012 08:50 AM
But latter trio is more civilized. And their rulers do not depend on religion and race for survival.
das Sunday, 24 June 2012 11:23 AM
They only bully the govt, not us.
TMA Monday, 25 June 2012 05:22 AM
still better than courting with the religious fanatics
TMA Monday, 25 June 2012 05:24 AM
TMA Monday, 25 June 2012 05:26 AM
New world order led by dictators? Sorry, not supporting
Hana Saturday, 23 June 2012 11:49 AM
Yeah. But the Mad dog of Libya is not there to head the new world order, unfortunately for the other tyrants.
faizan Saturday, 23 June 2012 12:35 PM
Please Grow up Prasannajit.
Bandu Saturday, 23 June 2012 01:05 PM
Sri Lanka, Iran, N Korea, Burma, Somalia should form a New World Order of independent-thinking countries. Once they see our success, others will join. (LOL) .
Godaya Saturday, 23 June 2012 01:13 PM
With Hugo Chavez.... completes the list!!!
What? Saturday, 23 June 2012 04:18 PM
You forgot one: the late Muamar Gaddafi.
Cyril Alwis Saturday, 23 June 2012 05:13 PM
Birds of feather flock together.
indeewara Saturday, 23 June 2012 05:37 AM
just the voice of dissent,nothing more ,whether we like it or not US & her ilk are the superpowers for a long tome to come
What? Saturday, 23 June 2012 05:44 AM
I would not support a new world order with current Iran involved in it.
ruvin Saturday, 23 June 2012 05:46 AM
MR to MA "you are the only one who loves me. hug me"
MA to MR "You are the only one who allows me to hug. Please allow"
MA to MR "You are the only one who allows me to hug. Please allow"')" type="button" class="btn btn-outline-secondary btn-sm" style="padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 2px">Reply
PGA Saturday, 23 June 2012 06:00 AM
Al Rasa Saturday, 23 June 2012 06:13 AM
Time is ripe to have a new world order as now Western Countries are in a peculiar stance in judging the affairs of other countries. Their economic strength is fast evading and the countries which stand on their own should be recognized and must have the impunity of being harassed by so called big nation whose bigness is questionable.
John Saturday, 23 June 2012 06:15 AM
Batman & Robin - the 'dynamic duo?!
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