Former Congressman Ted Poe sends a message of solidarity with Iran protests and MEK
Judge Ted Poe, former member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas, in a video message expressed his solidarity with the nationwide Iran protests and the main Iranian opposition group, People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI, Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK). The following text is the transcribe edited for clarity.
“The government the of the mullahs, they’re illegitimate. They don’t have the right to rule over you. They are corrupt. They have stolen your money. They have put that money in their banks. That’s why you have assaulted their banks. They’re controlling your money. They have assaulted the people, your friends your neighbors your family. And not just assaulted them in Iran. But throughout the world, in days past. Have assaulted them. In Iraq is a perfect example. At Camp Ashraf,” said Judge Poe
“No one not one person has been held accountable for the assaults and the murders. Iran [regime] the number one state sponsor of terrorism, not the people of Iran. That means that there is terror throughout the world. It’s all because of the government of Iran has sponsored that terror against many nations. Not only are they sponsoring terror, they cause mischief throughout the world. Whether it’s in Lebanon or Syria or Iraq, or Yemen,” said Congressman Ted Poe referring to the regime’s export of terrorism abroad.
“The mullahs are war at war with the people of Iran. There must be held accountable for what has occurred over the past few weeks and months and years,” he added.
Congressman Ted Poe also counted the regime’s crimes such as “The crimes that have occurred in Camp Ashraf one in Camp Ashraf to the government’s shutting the Internet down it is deny you the right of freedom of speech. The United States should do what it can and has the capability to do to make sure that the Internet is open to the people of Iran.
While expressing his support of the ten-points plan, introduces by Mrs. Maryam Rajavi the president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), Congressman Ted Poe said: “Madam Rajavi ten-points plans are all excellent ideas about freedom and liberty. Hopefully that plan will soon be implemented in the nation of Iran, your homeland. The days of the mullahs are numbered. There is going to be a day of reckoning for the mullahs for all of their crimes throughout history.”
“There must be accountability for the crimes that the mullahs have committed. The people of Iran should rule Iran, not the ayatollah and that is you’re right. Your right, given by the Almighty God to be in control of your own destiny. The struggle is hard as you know many of your family members and friends have been murdered. Do not let their lives go in vain. Their voices are crying out from their graves throughout the world where they have been murdered because of their quest for freedom,” Congressman Ted Poe added.
“Keep fighting stay in the struggle. Be strong be courageous. There is a day of reckoning. So, the sword of the Iranian lion in your flag must continue to be raised up. Raised up in your quest for freedom and liberty. So, stay strong stay bold. Fight for what is yours and that is freedom.
God bless you all,” he concluded.