In what appeared to be a veiled reference to the United States, the Iranian president also said the UN should not stand for preemptive wars that are meant to ensure the security of one country at the expense of another. He said such threats take a physical and psychological toll on the people of the world.
Ahmadinejad said the UN could remedy such problems by shifting its discourse away from violence to mutual respect. He also called on the world body to promote spiritualism worldwide.
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