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Islamic Revolution anniversary commemorated in Italy

Rome, Feb 9The 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution was celebrated in Italy with participation of foreign envoys, diplomats and local officials.

Political, cultural, economic, media and scientific figures together with foreign diplomats and military attaches and Italian citizens attended the ceremony.

Iran's Ambassador to Italy Jahanbakhsh Mozaffari congratulated the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution on behalf of the Iranian government and people.

The day of Imam Khomeini's return to Iran from exile (Feb 1, 1979) marks the beginning of the Ten-Day Dawn ceremonies which culminate with the anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution on February 11, 1979.

The Iranian people toppled the US-backed Pahlavi regime 39 years ago, ending 2,500 years of absolute monarchy in the country.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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