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Archives for December 2011

UN complains to Iraq over attack on dissident camp

REUTERS UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations has complained to Iraq about mortar attacks this week on an Iranian dissident camp near Baghdad and has won a promise that they will be stopped, a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday. Two mortars hit Camp Ashraf on Sunday, just days after Baghdad extended a year-end deadline […]

400 Camp Ashraf residents declare their readiness to move to Camp Liberty

NCRI – In a  meeting with the Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) of the UN for Iraq, and representatives of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and  UN High Commissioner for Human Rights,  the representatives of Camp Ashraf residents declared that upon a request by Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, […]

Iranian Exiles in Iraq Ready to Start Relocation

FOX NEWS The leader of an Iranian dissident group has agreed to start relocating refugees who for years have been living in precarious conditions in an Iraqi camp.  Under an agreement recently struck between the United Nations and the Iraqi government, the 3,400 Iranian exiles at a site known as Camp Ashraf will move to […]

Iranian exiles in Iraq agree to move camps

ASSOCIATED PRESS BAGHDAD (AP) — The head of an Iranian exile group holed up at a camp in Iraq said Wednesday that the first of the camp’s residents are ready to move to a new location picked by the Iraqi government, solving a potential crisis. The announcement Wednesday by Maryam Rajavi, the Paris-based leader of […]

Maryam Rajavi: 400 Ashraf residents are prepared to go to Camp Liberty at first opportunity .

Maryam Rajavi expresses gratitude to Secretary Clinton for humanitarian approach to safety and security of Ashraf residents, and appreciate efforts by UN Secretary General, UN Secretary General’s Special Representative for Iraq, UNHCR, and Baroness Ashton NCRI – Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, expressed her gratitude for the humanitarian approach by the U.S. […]

Rocket hits Iran dissident camp in Iraq: officials

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE BAQUBA, Iraq — Multiple rockets over the past 24 hours hit a camp in Iraq housing Iranian exiles, officials and the group based there said on Wednesday, after Iraq and the UN signed a pact to resettle residents. The latest strikes, the third in four days, occurred at about 8:15 pm (1715 […]

Fox News: Is US Keeping its Promise and Protecting Iranian Dissidents in Camp Ashraf?

UN Secretary-General, Welcoming Memorandum of Understanding on Relocation of Camp New Iraq Residents, Warns That Forcible Solution Would Be ‘Unacceptable’

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York Secretary-General, Welcoming Memorandum of Understanding on Relocation of Camp New Iraq Residents, Warns That Forcible Solution Would Be ‘Unacceptable’ The following statement was issued on 26 December by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General welcomes the signing on 25 December of a […]

Statement from UNHCR Regarding Solutions for the Residents of Camp Ashraf

Statement from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres, Regarding Solutions for the Residents of Camp New Iraq (Ashraf) GENEVA – I want to express my deep appreciation for the tireless efforts of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, to reach an agreement with the Government of Iraq […]

Ban welcomes deal on voluntary relocation of Iranian exiles

UN News Center 27 December 2011 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed an agreement between the United Nations and the Iraqi Government that provides for the voluntary relocation of residents of a camp hosting Iranian exiles, saying the pact lays the foundation for a peaceful and durable solution to the issue. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) […]