Thousands of Iranian Americans on Friday rallied outside the US State Department and the White House in Washington, D.C., to push for a regime change in and increased sanctions on Tehran, UPI reported.
The event, organized by the Organization of Iranian American Communities, included appearances by former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson; former Vice Chief of Staff of the US Army, General Jack Keane; former Senator Robert Torricelli; and Adam Ereli, former deputy spokesman for the State Department ambassador.
Richardson called for democratic elections, gender equality, a market economy, and a non-nuclear Iran.
Maryam Rajavi, president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, spoke from Europe by video feed. She presented a 10-point plan to push democracy in Iran.