US Moots 'Negotiated' Plan for Iranian Camp in Iraq

Washington, Apr 13 (AFP) The United States has said it is ready to help Iraq find a negotiated plan for an Iranian opposition camp in which the dissidents there could "conceivably" end up in a third country.

Iraq has ordered the exiled Iranian opposition group People's Mujahedeen of Iran to leave the country by the end of this year after a deadly weekend assault at its Camp Ashraf base.

"We're prepared to help the government of Iraq develop and execute a negotiated plan -- and the emphasis on 'negotiated' -- that addresses the future of Camp Ashraf," State Department spokesman Mark Toner said.

When asked whether the plan could include having the camp's members transferred to a third country where they would not be tortured or abused, Toner replied: "Conceivably, yeah.


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