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[Newspaper:] Bamdad

[Date:] Wednesday 14 Khordad 1359 [4 June 1980]

[Issue No.:] 299

[Page:] 2


Hojjatol-Islam Khalkhali Issued a Statement in Conjunction With the Day of 15 Khordad [1359] [5 June 1980]:

Any move seen against the peace and order on 15 Khordad [1359] [5 June 1980] will be smashed with full strength.

Last night, this announcement by Hojjatol-Islam Khalkhali was released to Bamdad [newspaper]:

In the Name of God

The day of 15 Khordad 1359 [5 June 1980], the fateful day for the great Muslim nation of Iran led by Imam Khomeini, approaches; the day that unleashes fear and fright on the oppressors and introduces the path they wanted to follow, to the Iranian nation...

... the warp and woof of the brutal regime of the Imperialism and Freemasonry, Baha’ism, Zionism, the long-lived Shah and SAVAK, the American, British, Russian, Chinese and the Maoists, Marxists and Leninists and the imperialists and Zionists, were intermingled and destroyed overnight ...

... 14 Khordad 1359 [4 June 1980] - Sadegh Khalkhali