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the doctrine of expanding the territory or the economic influence of a country

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In relevant remarks in May, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a meeting with Sudanese Presidential Advisor Mustafa Osman Ismail in Tehran also called on independent countries to reinvigorate unity and support each other against the expansionist powers.
Tracing the earlier history of the Sioux and Zulus, he shows that both peoples had been expansionist and imperialistic, having extended their domains by warring on their neighbors.
Iran supports Mauritius's territorial integrity and independence of its government and it opposes the interference of certain expansionists in Mauritius," Ahmadinejad said at the meeting held on the sidelines of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) foreign ministers' meeting in Tehran on Tuesday.
Burbank Mayor Bill Wiggins should invite Carl Raggio and other pro-airport expansionists to come live near the intersection of Hollywood Way and Victory Boulevard.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a meeting with Sudanese Presidential Advisor Mustafa Osman Ismail in Tehran on Tuesday called on independent countries to reinvigorate unity and support each other against the expansionist powers.