meeting in the House of Commons, Middle East experts will today condemn the
decision by the Foreign Ministers in
The meeting organised by CASMII UK, the Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran, will be addressed by a number of parliamentarians and Middle East experts including Iranian academic Professor Abbas Edalat, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Paul Ingram (British American Security Information Council) and Alys Elica Zaerin (Action Iran). CASMII have also extended an invitation to Jack Straw whose opposition to military intervention was reportedly the cause of his demotion from his role as Foreign Secretary earlier this year.
Earlier in the day, a delegation will deliver a declaration to the Prime Minister containing the signatures of foreign ministers of 56 nations and stating that "the only way to resolve Iran's nuclear issue is to resume negotiations without any preconditions and to enhance cooperation with the involvement of all relevant parties".
Professor Abbas Edalat said today;
"The G8 powers have painted a
picture of an
CASMII are concerned that by
Professor Edalat said:
"The Americans demanded that
5.30pm 17th July -
A high level delegation will deliver a statement signed by Foreign Ministers of 56 nations together with a petition calling on the Prime Minister to resume negotiations without any preconditions.
6.30pm 17th July - Meeting in the Commons
Committee Room 21a,
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CASMII was started in the
Action Iran is a British-based campaign.
BASIC is an independent research
organization that analyzes government policies and promotes public awareness of
defense, disarmament, military strategy and nuclear policies in order to foster
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