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An Iranian opposition group that has conducted attacks from its bases in Iraq
AP: An Iranian opposition group that has conducted attacks from its bases in Iraq has agreed to a cease-fire and has begun moving its vehicles into U.S.-controlled areas, a U.S. military spokesman said Monday. The move by the Mujahedeen Khalq came after the U.S. military bombed the militia's bases and worked to negotiate the surrender of its members who have been fighting the Tehran government from Iraq for 17 years. "There has been a cease-fire," said the military spokesman, who spoke on condition of anonymity. He said members of the militia were moving their vehicles into temporary military facilities around Baqubah, about 25 miles northeast of Baghdad. Last week, Brig. Gen. Vincent Brooks, deputy operations director at U.S. Central Command, said efforts were under way to secure an agreement leading to a cease-fire and capitulation of the group's fighters. With the fall of Saddam, the Mujahedeen's fate in Iraq has become unclear. While the United States shares the Mujahedeen's opposition to Iran's leadership, the U.S. State Department and the European Union have classified the Mujahedeen as a terrorist group. The Paris-based National Council of Resistance of Iran, which says it is an umbrella group that includes the Mujahedeen, did not immediately comment on the cease-fire announcement by the U.S. military. The status of the individual fighters wasn't clear, particularly whether they would formally surrender or just be allowed to "melt away," as many Iraqi fighters have been allowed to do. In Iran, the Islamic Republic News Agency reported that Gen. Rahim Safavi, commander in chief of the Revolutionary Guards, said Monday that if the United States wants to prove its sincerity in its campaign against terrorism, it should extradite Mujahedeen members to Iran.

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