: Iraqi vice president announced that Iran had called for the extradition of MKO members in Iraq.
Iraqi vice president announced that Iran had called for the extradition of MKO members in Iraq.
According to Fars News Agency, Adel Abdul Mahdi, in an interview with London-based Al-Zaman newspaper about his visit to Iran, said: "One of the requests of Iran was related to the Mojahedin-e khalq organization whose elements are in Iraq. Tehran wants Iraqi government to extradite nearly 1000 of these people."
"Despite the decisions of Iraqi government about this organization, its members still seek the survival of the group and staying in Iraq."
Mojahedin-e Khalq is on the terror list of the State Department but enjoys the support of a number of senior officials in the US congress and administration.
Iraqi governing council, formed after the fall of Saddam, ordered the expulsion of this terrorist group from Iraq.
Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli called for tougher measures against the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as the MEK, PMOI and NCRI) terrorist group by the European Union...