Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released the following statement today on the successful relocation of all Iranian dissidents residing in Camp Liberty, Iraq to Albania:
“In 2003, the United States made a commitment to protect thousands of members of the Iranian dissident organization, the Mujadedin-e Khalq (MEK), who agreed to surrender their weapons and came under our protection as a result. Today marks the culmination of that commitment with the safe and successful relocation of all Iranian dissidents residing in Camp Liberty, Iraq to Albania. This is a welcome and long overdue development.
As understanding of the Iranian resistance grows, support should follow
NCRI - Wesley Martin, a retired U.S. Army colonel, served as the senior anti-terrorism officer in Iraq from 2003 to 2004 and the senior operations officer for detention operations in from 2005 to 2006. He wrote an article for the United Press International on Friday, September 9, subsequent to the successful completion of the resettlement of Camp Liberty residents from Iraq to Europe. He mentioned that simultaneous with growing calls seeking justice for 30,000 massacred political prisoners in Iran, the victorious transfer of PMOI members opens a new chapter for the Iranian people and Resistance. The following is the full text of his article:
Today, 9 September 2016 Gérard Deprez, MEP President of Friends of a Free Iran in European Parliament (FOFI) issued a statement concerning the successful completion of the resettlement of Camp Liberty residents from Iraq to Europe following is the full text.
Press release – Brussels – Friends of a Free Iran- European Parliament