|Tuesday, April 13, 2010 09:33 GMT|
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon to establish an investigation committee in order to probe the aims of the western military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. In a letter to the UN Secretary General, the Iranian President said that the manners used by the USA and NATO troops in dealing with terrorism in the region were doomed to fail. Ahmadinejad called the UN Secretary General to launch an investigation the results of which shall be submitted to the UN General Assembly. As a consequence of the western presence in Iraq and Afghanistan millions of people were killed, wounded or became homeless to that the cultivation of poppy plants, from which opium is extracted, increased. To that, people in these regions are still living under threats, Iranian President added.