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Adam Ereli says the status of MKO has not changed. They are treated as foreign terrorist organization.
Adam Ereli, Deputy Spokesman of US State Department, said that some MKO members have returned to Iran voluntarily and that the stance of the US toward this group has not changed. According to reports of some media in Islamic Republic, the people who returned to Iran- after being quarantined for a while- joined their families. Iranian officials announced in the days following the falls of Saddam that, except the leaders of the group, low ranking member of the organization will be pardoned. Nearly 5000 MKO members are currently being held in Iraq under the supervision of coalition forces. Ereli said that there are some who don’t want to get back to Iran, but they want to choose a place from 3 countries determined by the US. Keivan Husseini (Radio Farda): Adam Ereli said that some MKO members have voluntarily returned to Iran. Ereli, speaking at a press conference, said “the stance of the US toward the MKO has not changed. It’s a foreign terrorist organization and we treat them as a foreign terrorist organization. As you know, a number of MKO are held under coalition supervision.” According to Mr. Ereli, confirmed that some MKO members found not to have engaged in terrorist activity have returned to Iran voluntarily. Earlier, Iranian media had reported the repatriation of MKO members. ICRC had stated in an announcement that it was in charge of returning 28 MKO members to Iran. According to the announcement, ICRC had met the members and was assured by them of their will to return to their country. There are currently about 5000 MKO members in Camp Ashraf in Iraq under the supervision of American troops. Ereli, about the fate of those who don’t want to return to Iran, said: they can choose from 3 countries determined by the US. He didn’t mention the names of these 3 countries.

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