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In the Name of God

From: TY 2R-1

[Illegible] G. R-Q

Number: 705/05/18

Date: 6 Esfand 1374 [25 February 1996]


Regarding: The promotion of Babak [illegible] Baeini, son of Reza, to the rank of Second Lieutenant – 2 Shahrivar 1373 [24 August 1994] In accordance with the content of Order number 1419 and Directive number 701/01/19 ++ 28 Bahman 1374 [17 February 1996] L88, the aforementioned promotion is deemed void, [as stipulated] in a Directive issued under number 1390, because of the individual’s adherence to the Baha’i sect. Please instruct [those responsible] that he is to serve like any other soldier, and inform the named individual that he must complete his army duty as a soldier and until the end of his service will strictly be prevented from being granted any [promotion in] rank.

FTY2 Colonel Armour Seyyed Ali Pirouzi

On behalf of Second Lieutenant Headquarters 2 [illegible]


Recipients: Column 2 [illegible] - Havayeh - investigation - A [illegible]

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In the name of God



8 Esfand 137[illegible] [27 February]