Bali democracy forum
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad yesterday called the US election a "battleground for capitalists" while speaking at a democracy forum a day after President Barack Obama was re-elected to office.Friday, 9 November, 2012, 3:20am
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday dismissed US elections as a “battleground for the capitalists”, a day after Barack Obama’s re-election.
Ahmadinejad, whose own 2009 disputed re-election sparked protests that were brutally crushed, told a forum in Bali island intended to promote democracy that the Western system meant only the wealthy few held power.8 Nov 2012 - 6:01pm
World leaders including Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gather in Bali from Thursday for a forum to promote democracy, but critics say sanctions-hit Tehran will use the talks to combat its growing isolation.7 Nov 2012 - 12:01pm