Sunday, May 19, 2024

Parachutists jump off Iran’s tallest tower to mark Islamic Republic Day

Parachutists have jumped off Tehran’s Milad Tower, the tallest in Iran, to mark the anniversary of the establishment of the Islamic Republic, which followed the ouster of the Pahlavi monarchy in the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

The occasion is the day when an Islamic Republic was officially declared in the country based on the results of a referendum, in which an overwhelming 98.2 percent of Iranian voters said ‘yes’ to the replacement of the monarchical system with the brand-new system of governance.

Parachutists jump off Iran’s tallest tower to mark Islamic Republic Day

The historic referendum was held two months after the victory of the Islamic Revolution, which toppled the US-backed Pahlavi dynasty.

 

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