[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM PERSIAN]

 

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Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of National Defence

 

From:  ABVB-AJII[1] (Cooperation Unit)

To: Dismissed Major Shapour Asgarpour

Subject: Reply to [your] petition dated 9/2/1360 [29 April 1981]

 

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No: 701-03-12

Date: 20/3/1360 [10 June 1981]

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You have been dismissed from employment in the army due to being a follower of the Baha’i sect. If you have any objections, you can contact the Imam’s Committee, situated in the [office of the] Joint Chiefs of Staff, or you can prepare a detailed petition and mail it to the mentioned Committee at [the office of the] Joint Chiefs of Staff, near the crossing of Ghasr [Street].

 

Director of Pension and Insurance Office of the Armed Forces, JII,

Colonel of the Army Staff Arab-Shahin

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[At the bottom of page] “Year 59, or the year of repair and maintenance, the year of intense crusade against the economy of imperialism

 

[1] [Acronym: Pension and Insurance Office of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran