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Iraq closes camp of MEK

Iraq has announced to close Camp Ashraf of Mujahdeen-e-Khalq (MEK) by the end of this year.

A statement issued by embassy of Iraq here said the MEK has been declared a terrorist organization at global level and existence of such organization on the Iraqi territory is prohibited as per the article 8 of the Iraqi constitution that stipulates adoption of policy of non-interference in internal affairs of the neighbouring countries.

The statement said organization was creating problem with the neighbouring countries and the Iraqi law does not grant the status of political refugees to the individuals of this organization.

Pakistan Observer

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