August 20, 2017

Archives for October 2012

US urges EU to shelter Iran dissidents stranded in Iraq

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE BRUSSELS — A US official urged European nations Wednesday to offer shelter to Iranian dissidents housed for decades in a camp in Iraq and last week removed from a Washington terrorist blacklist. US Ambassador Daniel Fried told a media briefing he was in Europe for talks in Geneva and in Brussels on […]

‘Long overdue’

THE WASHINGTON TIMES (EMBASSY ROW) Members of Congress from the left to the right applauded Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for removing a major Iranian dissident group from the U.S. terrorist list, although they complained that her action was “long overdue.” The congressional supporters of the Paris-based National Council of Resistance of Iran and […]

Levin Statement on Removal of MEK from FTO List

LEVIN.SENATE.GOV WASHINGTON – Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., made the following statement regarding the removal of the MEK from the list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations: “Secretary Clinton’s determination regarding the status of the MEK was overdue and appropriate.  According to the State Department, the Secretary’s decision is based in part on the […]

Iranian group is taken off U.S.’s list of terrorists

 THE WASHINGTON TIMES NEW YORK — The Obama administration has taken a group of Iranian dissidents off the State Department’s list of foreign terrorist organizations, culminating a long-running public relations campaign by the dissidents and their supporters. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s decision to remove the Mujahideen-e-Khalq (MeK) from the list will be published […]