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[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]


[Newspaper:] International Iran Times

[Date:] Friday, 21 Aban 1378 [12 November 1999]

[Issue No.:] 1461


President of the Islamic Republic:

Baha’is in Iran “enjoy” “equal rights” like other citizens

Khatami denied its misbehaviour against the Baha’is by the Islamic Republic

Washington, Iran Times News Service:

The president of the Islamic Republic, through his statements in Paris, emphasized that the Baha’is of Iran are citizens of Iran and have equal rights, as any other citizen of Iran…