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  6/15/2011, Sivan 13, 5771

Iran Seeking Alliance Against US in Central Asia

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called for a security alliance dominated by China and Russia to form a united front against the Western powers.

Ahmadinejad's address Wednesday to heads of state at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit being held in Kazakhstan will likely deepen suspicions in the West that the bloc is intended as a counterweight to the United States across Central Asia.