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US House Resolution 967 Recognizes 100th Anniversary of the Iranian Constitutional Revolution

On July 28th, 2006 Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR-3) submitted the resolution H.Res.967 recognizing and honoring the 100th anniversary of the Iranian Constitutional Revolution which was referred to the Committee on International Relations.  This resolution after reviewing the historical courses of events that was taken by the Iranian Constitutional Revolution of 1906 resolved that:


The House of Representatives

(1) recognizes and honors the 100th anniversary of the Iranian Constitutional Revolution;

(2) commends the Iranian people for their tradition of constitutional rule and their historical willingness to stand up for freedom and independence;

(3) encourages friendship between the people of the United States and the people of Iran on the basis of shared values; and

(4) recognizes that a strong understanding of Iranian history is critical to the development of constructive policy towards Iran .


Full text of the H.Res.967 is available at the web site of American Iranian Friendship Council


On Saturday August 5th, 2006 -- the hundredth anniversary of the victory of the Iranian Constitutional Revolution, Congressman Blumenauer will be the key-note speaker of the seventh Portland Iranian Festival at the campus of Portland State University in downtown Portland , OR .  Congressman will officially announce his efforts and sponsorship of the resolution HR967 to the Iranian community of the greater Portland Metropolitan area and will be available to answer any media inquiries.


What:               Key-note speech and press interview availability

When               August 5th, 2006 at 12 PM

Where:             In front of the Miller Library, South Park Blocks, Portland State University, Portland , OR .


Contact:           Congressman Blumenauers office Tim Daly (503) 231 2300

American Iranian Friendship Council - Goudarz Eghtedari (503) 381 3696

... Payvand News - 8/4/06 ... --

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