Iran Kurds

Tehran pushes Iraqi officials to clamp down on Iranian Kurdish exiles

Issue 1171 - 09 Jun 2023 | 5 minute read

Tehran's concerns over the activities of Iranian anti-regime groups based in the Kurdistan region were sufficient for recently-appointed Supreme National Security Council secretary Ali Akbar Ahmadian to make talks on the issue with his federal Iraqi counterpart Qassem Al-Araji an early priority – and for veiled threats about cross-border action to shut down Iraq-based dissidents if Baghdad doesn't respond.

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