NCRI - The Iranian Resistance strongly condemns the death sentence against Tariq Aziz, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iraq. This constitutes a flagrant violation of the most basic legal standards internationally recognized.
NCRI - On Friday June 11, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization rejected a request by the Iranian regime for permanent membership. The security and defense organization has as its members Russia, China, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Refusing the regime’s request comes after months of efforts by the clerical regime to lure members of the organization to accept it as a permanent member by offering attractive deals and endorsing deals behind closed doors. The regime sought to use its membership as a way to escape increasing international isolation and growing popular disenchantment at home.
NCRI - Members of the European Parliament on Tuesday, June 1, strongly protested against a visit to the Parliament by the Iranian regime’s Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottacki.
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, lauded the MEPs’ unprecedented move and congratulated them for their freedom-seeking bold gesture.
NCRI - The Iranian Resistance calls for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to be barred from entering New York and participating in the NPT review conference at the United Nations and urges the US government not to grant him a visa.
The attendance by Ahmadinejad, President of a regime which openly violates the Non-Proliferation Treaty and tramples on UN Security Council resolutions, is a plain insult to world peace and international treaties.
NCRI - Following the victory of the al-Iraqiya coalition, led by Dr. Iyad Allawi, in the Iraqi parliamentary elections, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, congratulated the Iraqi people, Dr. Iyad Allawi, head of the al-Iraqiya coalition and Iraq National Movement; Dr. Saleh Mutlak, General Secretary of Iraq National Movement; and other leading al-Iraqiya figures, particularly Dr. Tariq al-Hashemi, Dr. Usama al-Nujaifi, Dr. Dhafer al-Ani and Dr. Rafe al-Issawi.
Maryam Rajavi calls on EU FMs not to link comprehensive sanctions against Iranian regime to Security Council decision; Place the IRGC and its affiliated institutions on the terrorist list and impose comprehensive sanctions against them
Democracy in Iran, peace in the region and prevention of the clerical regime from obtaining nuclear weapons all depend on change in Iran
NCRI - On the eve of the European Union foreign ministers meeting, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, called on Baroness Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and the 27 European foreign ministers to avoid making comprehensive sanctions against the religious fascism ruling Iran conditional on a UN Security Council decision.