Iran's Rouhani, Israel's Netanyahu due at Davos meeting

GENEVA Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:37am EST

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks to journalists during a news conference in New York September 27, 2013. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks to journalists during a news conference in New York September 27, 2013.

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GENEVA (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will both attend the World Economic Forum in the Swiss resort of Davos this month, the organizers told Reuters on Friday.

Asked about their attendance, a spokeswoman for the forum said: "Yes, it's confirmed." She declined to name other participants at the annual meeting. The Geneva-based World Economic Forum plans to publish the guest list on Jan 15.

The occasion will bring the two leaders, whose nations have been sworn foes for decades, into a tightly guarded conference that gives many of the world's rich and powerful a chance to rub shoulders aware from the public eye.

It was not immediately clear if the two might meet at the January 22-25 gathering, which will include thousands of guests, including politicians, billionaires, celebrities, academics and activists.

The theme of the 2014 Davos meeting, the first to be held since Rouhani's election in June, is "The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business".

The start of this year's forum falls on the same day as a conference aimed at ending the war in Syria, known as Geneva 2. Iran has not been invited to attend Geneva 2 because of U.S. objections and Iran's unwillingness to sign up to an agreement forged at a previous Geneva conference on Syria.

(Editing by Alison Williams)

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Tiu wrote:
The best thing to do would be to start a Boycott and Divestment of Israel until they start conforming to the UN Resolutions that have been passed over the years.
Boycott Israel, freeze it’s assets that are not in the country, and bar it’s politicians from international travel, until the UN Resolutions already passed have been implemented.
Israel in its modern form is after all, a creation of the UN.

Jan 10, 2014 9:20pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Lovetwo wrote:
To the Participants of the Davos Meeting:

Let us not forget that the primary threat facing humanity today is the human engineered re-direction of natural electro-magnetic energy. This redirection and distortion of natural electro magnetic energy is weakening OUR world’s “natural” Electro-Magnetic Field making All Life exposed to rapidly increasing and intensified global weather extremes (season to season). Weather extremes, primarily along the path of the most energy condenses fiber-optic network of the global man made electro-magnetic systems infrastructure.

Our Electro-Magnetic Field weakened, is unable to maintain a protective balance of being an “anti-freeze” and also a “heat shield” exposing All Life on Earth to these resulting rapidly increasing and intensified global weather extremes.

Five Eyes and the Participants of Davos, you must shut down this fiber-optic network or the damage from weather temperature extremes (cold and hot) Will inundate the human populace (along this fiber-optic network and many other’s, All life on Earth) with severe weather and immediate biological and economic related consequences.

I Tell you the truth: And advise a quick response to “work” to dismantle the fiber-optic network as Our Sun having a rapidly increasing “positive” response to man-kinds “negative” fiber-optic energy, to balance it’s self within the context of Our Universal Working Order, Will unleash solar activity enough to “over come” man’s threat to Life on Earth by extinguishing the fiber-optic threat.

Davos be advise to use Your “positive” collective energy through Faith, Hope and Charity to quickly address this very important issue facing humanity and Life Eternal.

I come in Saving Grace.

Peace be with you All.


Jan 12, 2014 11:24am EST  --  Report as abuse
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