The European Union welcomes the agreement on Camp Ashraf in Iraq

26.12.2011 | (Voice of Iraq) - Add Comment - (Rn) expressed the European Union on Monday welcomed the signing of the Iraqi government and the United Nations a memorandum of understanding on the transfer of the residents of Camp Ashraf to a new temporary site in Baghdad. An official with the Foreign and Security Policy in the European Union, Catherine Ashton, said in a statement, "The European Union supports fully Transfer Agreement Camp Ashraf residents to place a transitional temporary to begin with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the process of determining refugee status." Ashton noted that "the European Union is counting on the Iraqi government that is the transfer of the camp residents to their temporary orderly manner and without violence or coercion ", expressing the hope that" the camp residents are willing to respect the terms of the memorandum of understanding and co-leaders in their implementation. " also stressed the responsible EU that "the international community will be able to follow up the process and that the EU intends to provide support for these measures. " The Iraqi government signed the United Nations, signed an agreement for the transfer of the Iranians in Camp Ashraf, located within the province of Diyala, home to about three thousand of the elements of the "Mujahedeen Khalq, an Iranian opposition" to the regime in Tehran, to another site in Baghdad . The PMOI was founded in 1965 to overthrow the Shah of Iran after the Islamic revolution in 1979 opposed the Islamic regime and took refuge in many of its members to Iraq during the war between Iran and Iraq from 1980 to 1988. Open: Joseph Karwan

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