Iran demands extradition of opposition leader
The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards on Monday demanded the US extradite the head of the Iraq-based People's Mujahedeen (MKO) to show it is sincere in combatting terrorism, IRNA reported.
"We know that the US has listed the MKO as a terrorist organization, so in order to prove it is sincere in the war against terrorism, the US has to hand over the MKO's leader to us," the official news agency quoted Yahya Rahim Safavi as saying.
"Since the US has trapped them and until the time the US hands them over to us, anything they (the MKO) do against Iran, the US bears responsibility," he added.
The People's Mujahedeen has been labelled a terrorist organization by Iran, the United States and the European Union.
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