[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM Persian]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets.]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

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

 

[Newspaper:] Kayhan-e Havaei

[Date:] Wednesday 1 Ordibehesht 1372 - 21 April 1993

[Issue No.:] 1072

[Page:] 2

 

Washington Post:  Israel has put pressure on the Clinton administration to intensify its aggressive positions against Iran.

News service of Kayhan-e Havaei, 23 Farvardín - 12 April - Clinton administration has come under pressure by Israel and American Zionist organisations, to intensify its aggressive position against Iran.

The Washington Post, in publishing a report about this issue, wrote: “Clinton’s pressures for adopting tough strategies against Iran are increasing, and the sources of these pressures are mainly Israeli and American allies. 

According to this paper, the excuses of human rights, Iran’s objection to the Arab-Israeli peace treaty, and also Iran’s legal confrontation with the spy members of the perverse Baha’i sect, are among the excuses that the Clinton administration is attempting to use against Tehran. [The newspaper] continues: “Despite pressures from Israel, the American government has limited its action to verbal condemnations of Iran’s actions with regard to human rights. Clinton is also influenced by some anti-Iran activities, and has expressed his concerns about Iran’s objections to the Arab-Israeli peace treaty.  On the other hand, Al Gore, the vice-president of the United States, has publicly supported the Baha’i community and has criticized Iran for imposing restrictions against them.  In addition to this organized group, which consists of members of both the Democratic and Republican parties, America has also called for hostile actions by the American government against Iran....