Giuliani، others urge fresh pressure on shaken Tehran regime.
The rally in Paris on Saturday was led by the largest opposition organization in Iran of exiles، the National Council for the Resistance of Iran, a well-connected group which has found new prominence and influence with the strongly anti-Iran Trump administration now in power in Washington. (Sarah Wachter/Special to The Washington Times)
Iran’s opposition conference “Free Iran” headed by the National Council of Resistance of Iran started its annual forum on Saturday in Villepinte in Paris with a brief press conference by Maryam Rajavi, the head of the exiled council, during which she called for the “accountability of the Iranian regime and for supporting the popular uprising in order to overthrow the regime of “Wilayat al-Faqih.”
June 30, 2018 VILLEPINTE, France — U.S. President Donald Trump will suffocate Iran's "dictatorial ayatollahs", his close ally Rudy Giuliani said on Saturday, suggesting his move to re-impose sanctions was aimed squarely at regime change.
Maryam Rajavi (R) and Rudy Giuliani, attend celebration of Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, on March 20, 2018, there was a gathering of Iranians Resistance and supporters in Tirana, Albania. As part of this gathering, Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), members of the international community, such as former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani and others spoke in support of Iranian freedom and regime change
In a major gathering celebrating the Iranian New Year, Nowruz, Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi said, “Last year ended with the season of uprising, and the coming year can and must be turned into a year full of uprisings. And this is going to be an uprising until victory.”
Senior Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the US Congress called on the US and EU to adopt concrete steps, including comprehensive sanctions against the Iranian regime and its expulsion from the region.