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NIAC Press Releases

  • NIAC Statement on Trump’s Iran Deal Ultimatum January 12, 2018
    NIAC Statement
    NIAC President Trita Parsi released the following statement after President Trump coupled a reissuance of sanctions waivers with new sanctions on Iran: “President Trump’s statement today is little more than a temporary stay of execution. He has once again threatened to kill the Iran nuclear accord outright if Congress and ...
  • NIAC Statement on Trump Plans to Renew Iran Sanctions Waivers January 11, 2018
    NIAC Statement
    NIAC President Trita Parsi issued the following statement regarding reports that President Trump will extend key sanctions waivers tomorrow as obligated by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal: “At first glance, Donald Trump’s anticipated decision to reissue sanctions waivers on Iran comes across as a retreat ...
  • NIAC Calls for Release of Demonstrators January 11, 2018
    NIAC Statement
    Washington, D.C. – National Iranian American Council issued the following statement: “We reiterate our call on the Iranian government to honor its human rights obligations, including by releasing all prisoners of conscience. The government has detained thousands of Iranians in the midst of the demonstrations and at least 2 have died ...
  • NIAC Statement on Iran Demonstrations December 28, 2017
    NIAC Press Release
    Washington, D.C. – National Iranian American Council President Trita Parsi issued the following statement: “Like many, we have been monitoring the situation in Iran very closely and been in touch with people on the ground. We reiterate our call to the Iranian government to uphold its international human rights obligations, including ...

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NIAC in the News

  • Vice News: The Vice News Guide to the World January 14, 2018
    NIAC in the News
    “Almost everything that’s happening right now comes in the context of this continuous and very nervous fight about who will be the next Supreme Leader,” said Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council.
  • VOA: Trump Waives Iran Nuclear Sanctions for Last Time January 13, 2018
    NIAC in the News
    “Those are completely unrealistic and non-starter demands, and Donald Trump knows this very well,” Trita Parsi, President of National Iranian American Council, told VOA. “There is no circumstance Iranians would accept putting permanent restrictions on their program that no other country has on its programs.”
  • Huffington Post: No, The Protests In Iran Are Not Another Green Movement January 4, 2018
    NIAC in the News
    Without a clear leader, the current demonstrations likely lack the coordination needed to begin a revolution, according to NIAC research director Reza Marashi.
  • Salon: Ban Iranians but Tweet “Support”? January 4, 2018
    NIAC in the News
    Watch Reza Marashi’s interview regarding the Iran Protests

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