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34th anniversary of Islamic Republic Day marked

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

The proclamation of the new system after a referendum following the Islamic Revolution in 1979 was marked on April 1. In a two-day nationwide referendum held on March 30 and 31, 1979, 98.2% of Iranians showed that they wanted the monarchical system to change to an Islamic Republic. As a result, on April 1, 1979 Iran was declared an Islamic Republic, and was given a new official name - the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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  • Published: 108 days ago on Tuesday, 2 April 2013
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: April 2, 2013 @ 11:48 am
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