The NCR President said: A principled and correct policy vis-a-vis this regime requires severing diplomatic and trade ties with the mullahs and recognizing the right of the Iranian people to resist against them. It is of paramount importance that subsequent to the ruling by a Berlin court, the EU refer the mullahs' export of terrorism and human rights abuses to the United Nations Security Council.
Mr. Rajavi said halting the appeasement of the Khomeini regime is an immediate political and moral imperative. He called upon different European countries to reopen the dormant files on the mullahs' terrorism in Switzerland, Italy, France, Austria and elsewhere.
The NCR President pointed out that the Khomeini regime has been condemned 40 times so far by various organs of the United Nations for blatant violations of human rights and unbridled state-sponsored terrorism. Recalling the deaths or wounding of more than 370 persons in 160 extra-territorial terrorist operations by the mullahs, Mr. Rajavi emphasized: Regrettably, at the cost of sacrificing unalienable human rights principles and international laws, economic and political considerations by some governments have enabled the clerics to perpetrate crimes against the people of Iran and violate the territory of foreign countries with impunity.
Mr. Rajavi stressed: From a political and strategic standpoint and when considering long-term economic interests, relations with a regime so blatantly at war with all the values of the civilized world never is, nor will it ever be in the interests of anyone. This decadent regime lacks any future today and is on the verge of its greatest political schism, the inevitable removal of Rafsanjani from the highest executive post. This development will definitely make it more feeble and escalate its internal crises, drawing closer the prospects of the regime's overthrow.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran - Paris
April 24, 1997