[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]
[Date:] 4 Ordibehesht 1334 [25 April 1955]
[Issue No.:] 232
The rumours about a fatwa issued by Qom clerics regarding the boycott of Pepsi Cola were not true. However, one of the operators of the Pepsi Cola factory stated that their competitors were engaged in provocations so that they could boycott the sale of this drink in the country, or at least within the religious cities.