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NIAC Press Releases

  • NIAC Statement on Iran Surpassing Enriched Uranium Stockpile Limit July 1, 2019
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    In response to reports that Iran has surpassed the enriched uranium stockpile limit set by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, Jamal Abdi, President of the National Iranian American Council, released the following statement: “The consequences of President Trump’s abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal ...
  • NIAC Applauds Open Letter Signed by Over 100 Iranian Human Rights Defenders Expressing Concern over U.S.-Iran Tensions June 27, 2019
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    The San Francisco-based human rights group, United For Iran, published a letter signed by over 100 Iranian human rights advocates expressing concern against further U.S. escalation with Iran. The letter expresses “grave concerns over the rising tension between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran, which risks a ...
  • NIAC Statement on Trump’s Imposition of New Iran Sanctions June 24, 2019
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    WASHINGTON DC – Moments ago President Donald Trump signed off on an executive order imposing a new wave of sanctions on Iran following increased tensions between the U.S. and Iran last week. The sanctions target Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamanei and senior commanders from the Revolutionary Guard’s Navy, Aerospace, and ...
  • NIAC Urges That U.S. and Iran Practice Restraint as Tensions Escalate June 20, 2019
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 20, 2019 CONTACT: Mana Mostatabi | 202.386.6325 x103 | mmostatabi@niacouncil.org Washington DC – Following Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone, the Trump Administration, flanked by National Security Council Advisor John Bolton, are reportedly exploring retaliatory measures the U.S. could take, including military options. In response to ...

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NIAC in the News

  • NIAC Statement on Iran Surpassing Enriched Uranium Stockpile Limit July 1, 2019
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    In response to reports that Iran has surpassed the enriched uranium stockpile limit set by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, Jamal Abdi, President of the National Iranian American Council, released the following statement: “The consequences of President Trump’s abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal ...
  • Al Jazeera: Jamal Abdi discusses Trump’s failed Iran policies June 20, 2019
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    Al Jazeera: Jamal Abdi discusses Trump's failed Iran policiesNIAC President Jamal Abdi joined Al Jazeera on June 20 and June 26 to discuss the U.S. failed maximum pressure campaign, the leading the U.S. into a war with Iran is the point of Bolton and Pompeo’s “maximum pressure” policy and that Democrats in Congress need to do more.
  • NIAC’s Ehsan Zahedani Appears on Iran International June 2, 2019
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    NIAC’s Ehsan Zahedani appeared on Iran International to discuss recent online trolling attacks against NIAC from the Iran Disinformation Project.
  • Fast Company: How Trump’s travel ban has altered immigration in the last two years January 29, 2019
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    The National Iranian American Council has been communicating with people, like Ghazaleh, who are stuck in their home countries due to the ban, as well as people in America whose loved ones cannot join them.

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