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[Newspaper:] Tehran Times

[Date:] Wednesday, 22 July 1981– 31 Tir 1360

[Issue No:] 34

 

Azizi meets U.N envoy to Iran

 

Tehran (Pars) – Zuhair Yamin, the United Nations representative to Iran, Monday met with Ahmad Azizi, undersecretary for International and Economic Affairs of the Foreign Ministry.

They discussed and exchanged views on international issues during their one-hour talk. …

The UN representative then referred to letters received by the United Nations protesting the executions of Bahais in Iran. In reply Azizi said that such accusations stemmed from an organized conspiracy against the Islamic Revolution of Iran by the Zionist circles affiliated with international imperialism. He added that it had been repeatedly announced that no Bahai has been executed merely for his religious beliefs.

The few who have been executed, as explicitly announced, were charged with conspiracy against the Islamic Revolution. …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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