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NIAC Press Releases

  • NIAC Letter Regarding Etsy’s U.S. Sanctions Compliance Policies and Discriminatory Treatment Towards Iranian Americans January 18, 2020
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    The National Iranian American Council has sent a letter to Etsy concerning its apparently discriminatory treatment of an American vendor selling “Persian dolls” on its website. These dolls appear to have been made in America with American materials by an American, and under no circumstances should have been flagged as ...
  • Letter of Solidarity Standing with NIAC January 17, 2020
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    The National Iranian American Council (NIAC), and its sister organization NIAC Action, are American civil-society organizations working on behalf of members of the Iranian-American community and the broader American public. At a time when our nation is bitterly divided, NIAC is an important voice in our public debate on issues ...
  • NIAC Receives Outpouring of Support After Outrageous “Dual Loyalty” Attack Leveled By Pro-War Senators January 17, 2020
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    Washington, DC – Over 100 organizations, experts and former officials rallied to the defense of the National Iranian American Council and its sister organization, NIAC Action, after three extreme partisan Senate war hawks questioned the organization’s allegiances. NIAC is an American organization that for nearly two decades has been a ...
  • NIAC Responds to Baseless Accusations by Senators Cotton, Cruz, and Braun January 14, 2020
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    “At NIAC, we are proud of the work we do for our community. We will never stop working to advance peace and diplomacy or fighting for equitable immigration policies and the civil rights of all Americans. Unfortunately, in the current political climate, immigrant organizations and communities like ours are increasingly ...

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NIAC in the News

  • Coalition of Foreign Policy Experts Outline 8 Recommendations to Deescalate Tensions with Iran July 30, 2019
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    As foreign-policy practitioners with decades of collective experience in national security and diplomacy, we write to warn that U.S.-Iran tensions have entered a dangerous new phase that has put us on the brink of a disastrous and avoidable war. The administration’s decision to violate the Iran nuclear agreement in pursuit ...
  • 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.

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