Mrs. Rajavi welcomes recent remarks by the Sheikh of Al-Azhar and the Pope regarding fraternity between the followers of Islam and Christianity and calls on followers of all religions for solidarity in confronting extremism
On Friday, 5 May 2017, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, met with Bishop Jacques Gaillot in Auvers-sur-Oise. In this meeting the threat of extremism under the pretext of religion and the genuine message of religions including Islam and Christianity for peace, fraternity and coexistence were discussed.
The Iranian Resistance's President-elect Maryam Rajavi extended her condolences to the families of dozens of mine workers who got killed in the explosion of Azadshahr Mine, as well as to all workers and residents of Golestan Province on this tragedy. She reiterated that the corrupt clerical regime is responsible for this bitter accident and the large number of casualties.
"In similar conditions in other countries, the governments usually mobilize all their resources to aid those afflicted," she said and added, "In Iran however, all the resources are either plundered or consumed to suppress the general public."
On April 12, 2017 Mrs. Maryam Rajavi the president elect of the Iranian resistance made an interview with the French ‘Women Side Magazine’ concerning the situation of women in Iran, and the exceptional status and presence of women on various levels of leadership in the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) and their occupation of more than half the seats of the Iranian Parliament-in-exile, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), the following are excerpts of this interview.
The enormous power in the unity of workers and other disadvantaged people will overthrow the mullahs' religious dictatorship
In a message on the International Workers Day, the Iranian Resistance's President-elect Maryam Rajavi sent a message to thousands of courageous workers in Iran who staged protests last year and expressed their demand for toppling the religious tyranny's corrupt, oppressive and despotic rule. She praised the fortitude of workers who voiced their protest at the cost of their jobs and those who were flogged and imprisoned or endured various forms of pressure and repression for doing so.
Maryam Rajavi met and held talks with Mr. Gilbert Mitterrand on Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Auver-sur-Oise.
Mr. Mitterrand is the son of the late French President François Mitterrand, President of the France Libertés Foundation and one of the most renowned personalities in France.
NCRI - Tirana, Albania- Commemorating the sixth anniversary of the martyrs of the epic battle in Ashraf on April 8, 2011, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the president elect of the Iranian resistance attended the ceremony and made the following speech:
Maryam Rajavi sends her sympathies and condolences to countrymen and women hit by earthquake in Khorassan:
With great sorrow, I would like to extend my condolences to my afflicted countrymen and women in Khorassan, and particularly to the families of the victims of today's earthquake.
In a grand gathering on the occasion of the Persian New Year, the Iranian Resistance's President-elect Maryam Rajavi congratulated all Iranians in Iran and abroad. She wished that the New Year would be the year of breaking the chains of the Velayat-e Faqih regime, the looming of the spring of freedom and national sovereignty, the failure of the mullahs' belligerence in the region, and the year of emancipation of the defenseless people of Syria from the clutches of that brutal regime.
NCRI - Making her address for Nowruz (the Iranian New Year) in Tirana, Albania, Maryam Rajavi said that the end of the Iranian regime was as inevitable as the passage from winter to spring.
Speaking to members of the People's Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI), the National Council of Resistance, and guests from Albania, France and United States, she reflected on 'the years of siege' from which the resistance had emerged and the multiple crises facing the regime.