Former US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed pride in his role of getting 3,000 Iranian dissidents to safety in Europe.
It could be said that the most difficult foreign policy challenge for President-elect Trump is the Iran situation. Despite the recent Iran nuclear deal led by Obama, the Iranian regime is out of control. It is supressing its people at home and is supporting terrorism abroad. The Iranian regime is now known for its grave violations of human rights and its nuclear ambitions.
On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, a conference was held at the Victor Hugo Hall of the French National Assembly to address "Middle East Developments, French and European Approaches.”
In an article published in the PR Newswire, a Cision Company on Jan. 16, 2017, the Organization of Iranian American Communities-US (OIACUS), the largest, most active and enduring grass root organization of Iranian-Americans in the United States welcomes the letter initiated by nearly two dozen bi-partisan former senior U.S. government officials who have urged President-elect Donald Trump to work with the Iranian opposition, as an integral part of a new policy on Iran.
More than 20 former senior bipartisan government officials have written a letter to urge the incoming administration to work with the Iranian Resistance in order to get rid of the mullah’s regime.
They encourage Donald Trump to work with the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), which calls for free and fair elections, freedom of religion and gender equality.
From Friday January 13, a popular satellite television network run by volunteer Iranian expats began its 21st public campaign to raise funding for its annual actions. The network, known in Farsi as Simay Azadi and in English as Iran National Television, reaches an viewers inside Iran via satellite receiver apparatus that is illegal to own or operate in the country. In spite of this constraint, millions of Iranians reportedly disobey the prohibition, even re-acquiring such equipment after mass confiscation efforts by government authorities.