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  • NIAC Finds Secretary Tillerson’s Statements on Iran and the JCPOA Deeply Troubling April 19, 2017
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    niac logoWashington, DC – The National Iranian American Council issued the following statement following the Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statements on the review of U.S. policy towards Iran and the JCPOA: “Today Secretary Tillerson and the Trump administration placed the security of the American people and the world at grave risk.
  • NIAC Calls on Trump to Renew Iran Sanctions Waivers April 19, 2017
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    NIAC LogoWashington, DC – National Iranian American Council President Trita Parsi issued the following statement following the President’s certification to Congress that Iran is upholding its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal:
  • Joint Statement of Iranian-American Organizations on Detentions of Iranians April 5, 2017
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    PAAIA-NIAC-IAAB-IABA-PARSAs organizations that represent the Iranian-American community, we are deeply concerned by recent arrests of Iranians visiting and studying in the United States. At least two Iranians are currently being held in custody by U.S. immigration authorities: Alia Ghandi and Mohammad Salar Fard-Hajian. We implore authorities to ensure these individuals have ...
  • Boeing Deal is Win For U.S. Jobs and Ordinary Iranians’ Safety April 4, 2017
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    We welcome this agreement that will help sustain and create jobs in the U.S. and improve the safety of Iran’s aging commercial airliner fleet. Combined with Boeing’s previous $16.6 billion deal with Iran Air that was finalized late last year, this deal is a win-win that will benefit the American ...

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  • NPR: White House Shouldn’t Try To Reverse Iran Nuclear Deal April 20, 2017
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    nprlogoTrita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council, speaks with Steve Inskeep from NPR, “it would be quite foolish to risk a deal that even the Trump administration is admitting is working.”
  • Iranian-American Groups Testify in Washington Seeking New Ban on Trump Travel Order April 19, 2017
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    washington_post_squareLawyers for the four suing groups — Pars Equality Center, the Iranian American Bar Association, National Iranian American Council, and Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans — said the success of the Iranian-American community is a national security asset, not a threat, as the U.S. seeks a more moderate Iran.
  • Al-Monitor: Nuclear Deal Critics Silent as Trump Says Iran Complying April 19, 2017
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    Al_Monitor_Logo_684949998-450x300“We welcome President Trump’s recognition that the Iran nuclear deal is working and Iran is upholding its commitments,” the National Iranian American Council said in a statement. “With this certification, President Trump must now uphold the United States’ obligations and renew the sanctions waivers.”
  • Iranian-American Groups Testify in Washington Seeking New Ban on Trump Travel Order April 18, 2017
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    Standard-Examiner-Logo-1“Lawyers for the four suing groups – Pars Equality Center, the Iranian American Bar Association, National Iranian American Council, and Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans – said the success of the Iranian-American community is a national security asset, not a threat, as the U.S. seeks a more moderate Iran.”

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