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City Telegra

9 Aban 1358 [31 October 1979]


Mr. Mehdi Bazargan, Prime Minister


Copy to His Highness Ayatollah Ghoddusi, Prosecutor General of the Islamic Revolution of Iran


With humility, we inform you of the following.  Based on the reports we have received about one of the most important buildings respected by the Baha’is, located in Tehran, discussions are underway regarding its transfer to a foundation.  Therefore, we hereby inform you of this matter and request that you ensure the prevention of any such action, and order its [the building’s] return to this community, so that we will not caught by surprise, as was the case with the House of the Báb in Shiraz.


With expressions of respect


Dr. Hosein Naji

Manouher Ghaem-Maghami