Two Iranian diplomats stationed in Europe have resigned from their posts. One has already sought asylum.
Radio Free Europe reported, “A senior official at Iran’s embassy in Helsinki who quit in order to join the opposition has said he is seeking political asylum in Finland.
“Hossein Alizadeh, who quit as deputy head of mission on September 10, today accused Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad of stealing the June 2009 election from opposition leader Mir Hossein Musavi and of persecuting opposition members.”
In December, Mohammad- Reza Heydari resigned and sought asylum in Norway.
According to Bloomberg A third Iranian diplomat, Farzad Farhangian, resigned from his post in Brussels on Sept. 9 to join the opposition, Heydari said in a separate phone interview from Oslo today. Farhangian is now in Oslo under police protection, Heydari said by phone.”
As these men seek out refuge in another country, the Christian should be reminded to continually to seek refuge in God. Psalm 31:2 says “Be a rock of refuge for me, a strong fortress to save me