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    RAWALPINDI AND ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN

    A five-man Iranian delegation has been touring Pakistan.

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    1. SV INTERIOR Iranian delegation led by Hojatoleslam Abbas Waiz Tabarsi greeted by President Zia along with other delegation members at Zia's house in Rawalpindi 0.42
    2. SVs/CUs Hojatoleslam Tabarsi and President Zia seated talking while delegation members look on (4 shots) 1.22
    3. SV ZOOM TO CU Tabarsi speaking in Farsi in Islamabad 1.47
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    Background: RAWALPINDI AND ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN

    A five-man Iranian delegation has been touring Pakistan. It is led by Hojatoleslam Abbas Waiz Tabarsi, the custodian of one of Iran's most sacred religious treasures, Imam Raza's mausoleum at Meshed. On Thursday (11 February) the delegation called on Pakistan's President Zia-ul-Haq in Rawalpindi. Greetings from Ayatollah Khomeini and President Khamenei were delivered to mark the third anniversary of the revolution against the Shah. On Friday (12 February) Hojatoleslam Tabarsi defended Iranian policies at a news conference in Islamabad. He accused the Western media, particularly the BBC, of distorting the image of the Iranian revolution. revolution. The yardstick of human-rights was applied to government policies but killings of revolutionary leaders were ignored. All cases were decided in accordance with Islamic principles, he said, and every care was taken to ensure that no innocent person was punished.

    Source: REUTERS - KAMAL HYDER

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEKS6XZ1GNICM2CB9DB9RRG2AU
    Media URN:
    VLVAEKS6XZ1GNICM2CB9DB9RRG2AU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
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    N/A

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