100 former members of MKO returned home on Monday under the supervision of Iran and Iraq Red Cross.
According to the correspondent of Nejat Association at Khosravi Border, 100 former members of MKO returned home on Monday under the supervision of Iran and Iraq Red Cross.
They were welcomed by the officials at the border.
IRNA reported from Qasr-e Shirin: a group of 100 former MKO members returned to Iran via Khosravi border in the city of Qasr-e Shirin.
The "repentant ex-members" of the Mujahedeen Khalq fled their camp in Iraq and appealed to the Red Cross for assistance in returning to Iran, Shahriar Haidari, governor of the Iran-Iraq border area of Qasr-e Shirin, told the news agency.
Haidari said 133 others have also applied to return and are expected next week.
Local officials, contacted by The Associated Press, refused to provide more details.
Iran offered the amnesty to members who had not been involved in armed attacks. The returnees will be debriefed and sent back to their families, IRNA said.
These people have returned by their will and after applying to the officials of ICRC in Iraq.
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