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US Urges Iranian Dissidents to Decide on Move to Iraqi Transit Center

Posted February 7th, 2012 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The Obama administration is urging a group of Iranian dissidents living in northeastern Iraq to make a decision about moving to a new transit center near Baghdad as part of a U.N.-backed process of resettling them in third countries. U.S. State Department official Daniel Fried says U.S. and Iraqi officials discussed the proposed transit center […]

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UN Urges Iraq not to Close Camp Ashraf

Posted December 6th, 2011 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations’ top envoy for Iraq has urged the government in Baghdad not to close Camp Ashraf — housing more than 3,000 Iranian dissidents — by the end of this year. Martin Kobler told the U.N. Security Council Tuesday the world body is working with the Iraqi government to find a satisfactory solution to […]

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