13 MKO deserters joined their families on Wednesday in Tehran.
Followings Iran’s efforts, cooperation of international Red Cross and Red Crescent, 13 MKO deserters joined their families on Wednesday in Tehran.
This group, which is the second group of MKO members returning to Iran in a month, had come to Tehran on January 12th.
In a ceremony held for rejoining of members with their families, Seyed Hadi Samayee, director of Iran’s Red Crescent, said: “there are currently several MKO deserters in Iraq, waiting to return to Iran.”
“We hope that former members of MKO, as a citizen, act in the framework of country’s laws and regulations.”
Iran’s Red Crescent, with the assistance of government and International red cross, will do its best to help other deserters to return, he added.
Samayee said: “with these 13 people, 41 MKO members have already returned to the country.”
The first group of 28 MKO deserters entered Tehran with the assistance of Red Cross last month.
A number of officials, from Red Cross and Iranian authorities were present at the ceremony.
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