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President Ahmadinejad: LatAm Will No Longer Be US' Backyard
Pyongyang, January 19 (KCNA) -- Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said during his recent visit to Ecuador "I want to declare officially that from now on, Latin America will no longer be the backyard of the US".

Iranian President Ahmadinejad made the remarks in a joint press conference in presence of his Ecuadorian Counterpart Rafael Correa in Quito.

The Latin American people possess a culture, a civilization, dignity and a good future, President Ahmadinejad said.

"I advise the bullying powers to respect other nations and recognize their rights," he said.

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