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[Newspaper:] Kayhan

[Date:] Tuesday 26 Azar 1364 - 17 December 1985 - 4 Rabi 'al-Awwal 1406

[Issue No.:] 12621

[Page:] 3

 

Prime Minister: The recent declaration of the United Nations is the reaction of the countries that have lost their advantages in Iran.

Defending the president of America [with regard to] the Baha’i sect is an indication of the nature of this sect that is being supported by the capital of the biggest criminals of the world.

… Engineer Mousavi, the prime minister, announced that whatever is being called a violation of human rights in Iran is the reaction of the powerful countries that have lost their benefits in Iran.

Engineer Mousavi stated, “Defending the president of America [regarding] a spying sect, meaning Bahaism, is an indication of the nature of this sect, which is being supported by the capital of the greatest criminals of the world; at the same time, it shows the wrath and rancour of America regarding the Islamic Revolution…