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MKO

Abbrev. for Mauna Kea Observatory. See Mauna Kea.
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On Saturday, the MKO terrorist group held a meeting in Paris, which was attended by some of the former US, European and Saudi officials, including former Saudi spy chief, Prince Turki al-Faisal, who also delivered a speech.
consideration wishes of MKO members to select the country they wish to live in,
Last Friday, the last 280 members of the MKO terrorist group were moved out of Camp Liberty in Iraq to Albania.
In relevant remarks in late July, Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri blasted France and Saudi Arabia for their support for MKO, and said both countries should account for any possible terrorist attack in Iran in future.
He referred to the presence of former Saudi General Intelligence Directorate (GID) Chief Turki al-Faisal in the recent MKO terrorist group's annual gathering in Paris, and said, "He called on them (the MKO) to restart assassinations in Iran.
He said that the difficult and painful living conditions at Liberty Camp makes the MKO members who don't see any chance to escape the camp, cooperate with groups like al-Mukhtar Army as their only chance for reversing the situation as they prefer to be killed or injured and be transferred out of Liberty than stay in the Camp.
The Manama government has sent Bahraini lawmaker Jamal Bouhassan to Paris to meet MKO leaders to the same end," the source said.
According to the Habilian Association, the agreement came after some three years of painstaking efforts of the UN and Iraq to relocate MKO members outside Iraq.
The MKO is like a cancer that Iraq has been afflicted with, but uprooting it is nearly complete and it has reached its final days," former Iraqi National Security Advisor Mowaffak al-Rubaie told FNA on Sunday.
Speaking to Ashraf news website, former MKO member Mohammad Razzaqi said the MKO has been training some militant groups fighting the Syrian government, including the FSA, on bomb manufacturing, planting and detonation methods, assassination and street war.
Speaking in a joint press conference with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Baghdad, Maliki blamed the UN for prolonging the presence of the MKO members in Iraq.