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Ryan Costello: NIAC Statement on Iran Resuming 20% Enrichment Following U.S. Military Posturing

January 4, 2021 – Ryan Costello, Policy Director for the National Iranian American Council, issued the following statement regarding Iran’s announcement that it has resumed uranium enrichment to the 20% U-235 threshold amid the Trump administration deploying military forces to the Middle East. Iran enriched at this level, which is short of weapons-grade, prior to […]

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Jamal Abdi: NIAC Statement on Trump’s Tweet Threat to “End” Iran

Washington, D.C. May 19, 2019 – Today, President Trump threatened to “end” Iran in a tweet on the heels of reports that rockets landed near the U.S. embassy compound in Baghdad. In response, President of the National Iranian American Council, Jamal Abdi, issued the following statement: President Trump’s saber-rattling about Iran has reached a dangerous […]

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Jamal Abdi: Trump’s crazed, all-caps tweet threatening Iran with war last night underscores the danger of his agenda

Washington, D.C. July 23, 2018 – Jamal Abdi, Vice President of Policy for the National Iranian American Council, issued the following statement after Trump’s Sunday night tweet threatening war with Iran: Trump’s crazed, all-caps tweet threatening Iran with war last night underscores the danger of supporting the Trump agenda. Minutes after Secretary Pompeo called on […]