The menacing plots of MKO for Iran

June 25, 2012

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The ominous plots against Iran by the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) seem to have no end. The recent letter signed by 44 U.S. Senators addressed to President Obama which implied that time for diplomacy with Iran was over seems to have all the hallmarks of another MKO-inspired plot.
 
The website of Habilian, a non-governmental organization which represents the families of 17,000 terror victims of Iran, has recently published a news story, suggesting that the MKO is behind the letter which near to half of the U.S. Senators signed and requested President Obama to end diplomatic efforts and dialogue with Iran.
 
The pro-Zionist Senator Roy Blunt who enjoys strong ties to the Iranian-American Cultural Association of Missouri, an MKO affiliated organization, was the mastermind of the letter to President Obama. 
 
Blunt's website introduces the Senator as a staunch supporter of the Israeli regime, saying that he "believes America's strongest ally in the Middle East is the democracy in the state of Israel, an alliance that dates back to Harry S Truman."
 
In the introductory page of his website, he mentions that "Iran's ongoing rush to become a nuclear power poses a terrible danger to the region and certainly to Israel… the United States must not allow Iran or any other dictatorship to develop nuclear weapons that can be used against us or our allies."
 
Keeping in mind Blunt's unwavering support of Israel and his clandestine relations with the MKO, one may suspect that the hostile letter which the U.S. Senators blindly put their signatures to was organized by MKO.
 
The website of the UK Committee in Support of Ashraf, a pro-MKO, pro regime change group, has published articles and interviews by Roy Blunt and proposed the idea of removing the MKO from the State Department's list of foreign terrorist organizations. 
 
According to a report published on May 24 on the group's website, Roy Blunt told a Senate briefing that the decision for delisting MKO should be made as soon as possible and that there is no evidence confirming the “allegation” that residents of Camp Ashraf in Iraq possess weapons.
 
In his opening remarks, Roy Blunt said, “We’re talking about MEK and Camp Ashraf... we're talking about people in Iran who have a tremendous desire for freedom and democracy." In a letter to the U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton in March 2012, the Missouri Republican formally requested "a detailed briefing regarding the State Department's review of the Mujahedin-e-Khalq designation under section 219." He had noted that "if no satisfactory public or classified information exists to sustain our designation of the MEK as a foreign terrorist organization, it is my belief that the time has come to remove it from the list."
 
These MKO-associated groups are actively lobbying to convince the Iraqi government, via the Obama administration, to relocate the members of MKO who are now residing in Camp Ashraf, a refugee camp in Iraq's Diyala province, to another country and provide them with security and shelter. They are afraid that Iraq may hand in the members of the terrorist organization to Iran which will prosecute them.
 
The UKCSA (the UK-based group which supports MKO) calls the Iranian government “extremists” and talks of the members of MKO as freedom fighters who want to bring democracy to their fellow citizens in Iran. The irony is the name of these very peace fighters was until recently on the European Union's list of terrorist organizations. The EU removed MKO's name from its list in 2009 in an attempt to pressure Iran over its nuclear program and demoralize the Iranian government.
 
The MKO is responsible for the killing of hundreds of innocent Iranian civilians and government officials including former judiciary chief, Ayatollah Beheshti. 
 
It's also said that MKO has played a role in the killing of Iranian nuclear scientist, Dr. Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan. Referring to the January 11 assassination of Dr. Ahmadi Roshan, Richard Silverstein, a senior Jewish American journalist wrote in his blog , "my own confidential Israeli source confirms today's murder was the work of the Mossad and MKO, as have been a number of previous operations I've reported here."
 
On February 10, the New York Post wrote that MKO leaders deserve a Nobel Peace Prize for their role in the assassination of Iran's nuclear scientists: "were the MEK (MKO) to play the critical role in derailing an Iranian bomb, it would be far more deserving of a Nobel Peace Prize than a certain president of the United States we could mention."
 
The animosity and hostility of the MKO with the people of Iran needs no evidence or proof. They spare no effort to damage the security of Iran and realize their devilish plans. It's time for the international community to mindfully confront MKO and stop them from furthering their dangerous plots in the future.