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[Newspaper:] Jomhoury-e Eslami

[Date:] Thursday 23 Ordibehesht 1378 - 26 Muharram 1420 – 13 May 1999

[Issue No:] 5768

 

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The president of United States appointed a Baha’i as a member of the International Religious Commission. Firouz Kazemzadeh who is the External Affairs Secretary of the [National Spiritual] Assembly of the Baha’is of the United States and Principal Spokesperson of the Baha’i residents in United States, was appointed to this position on Monday.  The International Religious Commission is the instrument used by United States’ government to put pressure of any country they wish to, under the guise of religious prejudice.  By attending the United States’ Congress several times, Firouz Kazemzadeh has presented reports in support of the Baha’is and predisposed against the Islamic Republic of Iran.