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[Newspaper:] Kayhan

[Date:] Tuesday 10 Farvardin 1361 - 4 Jumada ath-Thani 1402 - [30 March 1982]

[Issue No.:] 11540

[Page:] 10


West Germany defends the efforts of the Baha’is in Iran at the United Nations.

(7 Mordad 1360 [29 July 1981])

The speaker for West Germany’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated, “This country will support the efforts of the Baha’i religious sect in its effort to bring up their situation in Iran, at the United Nations.”

This speaker said that in response to a telegram from The National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of West Germany, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, the German foreign affairs minister, has expressed his support for their efforts.