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Iranian opposition group in Iraq resettled to Albania


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Reuters, Sept. 9, 2016 - The remaining members of an exiled Iranian opposition group based in Iraq for decades left on Friday for resettlement in Albania following several attacks on their camps in recent years.
More than 280 members of the People's Mujahideen Organisation of Iran (PMOI) living at Camp Liberty, next to Baghdad International Airport, departed from Iraq, the group said in a statement.
Under a deal brokered by the United States and the United Nations refugee agency, almost 2,000 dissident Iranians have been resettled in nearly a dozen European countries since the start of 2016,
A rocket attack claimed by a Shi'ite Muslim militia in October killed 23 PMOI members.
The group once had a presence in the United States and maintains offices in Europe.


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