TITLE

Administration contacts with Iranians

AUTHOR(S)
Lief, Louise; Auster, Bruce B.
PUB. DATE
February 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/8/93, Vol. 114 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that officials of the Clinton transition and the new administration have met with the Iranian opposition group, the People's Mujeheddin of Iran, that Saddam Hussein backs and that is accused of killing United States officials in Iran during the shah's rule. Some administration officials view the Mujeheddin group with skepticism; US contacts of the opposition group; The purpose of meeting with US officials.
ACCESSION #
9302040481

 

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