- - G15 summit kicks off

The 14th G15 summit, attended by almost seven presidents, has just opened in Tehran with a speech by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

G15 summit kicks off

The 14th G15 summit, attended by almost seven presidents, has just opened in Tehran with a speech by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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Wednesday 19 May 2010 - 09:34



The meeting is also attended by vice-presidents, deputy ministers or foreign ministers of certain other G15 members.



Turkish Prime Minister Recep Teyyip Erdogan arrived in Tehran early Monday morning to participate in the internationally crucial event.



Iran, Algeria, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Venezuela and Zimbabwe are the G15 members.



Group 15 was established in September 1989 to develop economic cooperation among developing countries.



The G15 is a group of 18 developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America and was set up to foster co-operation amongst members and other international groups.



The G15 focuses on cooperation among developing countries in the areas of investment, trade, and technology.

 

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