Middle East

Iran president in Ecuador on last leg of LatAm tour

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (C, waving) is welcomed by Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Pati?o (2-R), upon his arrival at the Simon Bolivar ir Base in Guayaquil, on January 12, 2012. Ahmadinejad left Cuba Thursday for Ecuador after receiving Havana's backing for his country's right to the peaceful use of nuclear energy despite a Western-led campaign against Tehran's suspect atomic program. AFP PHOTO/CAMILO PAREJA





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