Thursday, September 14, 2006

Ahmadinejad to Visit New York

Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will arrive in New York City on Monday for a 3-day visit, during which he will seek to address the United Nations' 61st General Assembly. His current itinerary looks like this:

Wednesday, September 13
Dakar, Senegal: Meetings with local officials to talk about bi-lateral cooperation and inter-states relations.

Thursday-Saturday, September 14-16
La Havana, Cuba: Meeting of leaders of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). The NAM is comprised of 116 countries, among them Algeria, Indonesia, Iran, Libya, Saudia Arabia and Venezuela. Cuba is the current chair of the organization.

Sunday, September 17
Caracas, Venezuela: Official visit and meeting with President Hugo Chavez, to talk about inter-state cooperation.

Monday, September 18
United Nations, New York: High Level meeting on the Least Developed Countries.

Tuesday, September 19
United Nations, New York: Speech at the 61st General Assembly.

(via The Israel Project)
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