Museveni Returns From Tehran Summit


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They open their campaign at the French club on September 18, and Wenger says his side must hit the ground running.

“We will be favourites because we have the biggest experience in this group,” he told Arsenal Player.

“But we know by experience that the Champions League is the Champions League. Every team is a special occasion, it is always a cup game and you want to be serious and have a good start.

“We start in Montpellier, which is a difficult place with a lot of passion. Certainly there will be a lot of psychological investment for them in this Champions League, so for us it is important of course to be highly focused.

“Many players do not know the passionate atmosphere in the south of France and will be surprised – but we have the experience.

“I have not spoken to [Giroud] about it yet. It will certainly be a special occasion for him but what is important is that the team does well. We focus on the game and Giroud does too.”

Wenger says he expects similarly demanding tests against Schalke and Olympiacos over the course of the group stage.

‘Schalke are always strong. They are the most popular team in the league with the biggest support, a massive support,” he said. “Historically they are a massive club. Germany is a football nation, so you have no easy games.

“Olympiacos have beaten us convincingly over there and we have underestimated them a little bit [previously].

At the Emirates they gave us a tough time. We just won [last season], so we know that they are a good side. They are always at the top of the table in Greece and have a big experience in the Champions League.”

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Others at the airport to receive him included the Commander of Air Force, Maj. General Jim Ow’oyesigire, the Commissioner General of Prisons, Dr. Johnson Byabashaija and the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr. Okoth Ochola.

During the meeting, Museveni called for recognition of Palestine as an independent state to bring about peace between Arabs and Israel in the Middle East.

“Here in the Middle East, there is the question of Israel and Palestine. The progressive forces in Uganda believe that the correct solution for that problem is the two State solution – a Palestinian State living side by side with Israel in peace and mutual recognition,” said Museveni.

“I do not see any other solution,” he added.

Museveni was on Thursday addressing heads of states during the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Tehran, Iran.

Museveni further slammed the western “imperialists” for working tooth and nail to reimpose their colonialism on Africa and other countries.

“The recent phenomenon by some Western countries of “bombing for democracy”, “no-fly zones”, etc., is a mistake and it interferes with the development of the affected countries. If there is, indeed, oppression in a given country, the genuine freedom fighters will emerge and liberate that country,” said Museveni.

“These progressive tendencies in the former imperialist countries will, however, only be encouraged if the adventurist schemes of the aggressors are defeated.”


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