Reply to a congratulatory message on the occasion of the establishment of the Islamic Republic
Leonid Brezhnev (Chairman of the Presidium of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
جلد ۸ صحیفه امام خمینی (ره)، از صفحه ۴۸۳ تا صفحه ۴۸۲
In His Most Exalted Name
His Excellency Leonid Brezhnev, the Chairman of the Presidium of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics:
Thank you very much for your kind message expressing your warm sentiments for the Islamic Republic of Iran. I pray to God the Almighty for the prosperity and salvation of the nations of the Union of Soviet Republics and hope that our Islamic Republic that has been established on the principle of the unity of expression, the worthy basis of the Islamic Revolution and the abolition of the taghouti regime, will play a valuable role in the solidarity and amity of the world's nations, and the peacefulness of humanity. The bearer of this message is Dr. Muhammad Mukri. I hope that the people of the world will always strive for peace and tranquility which is also the desire of Islam and our nation.
May God's peace, mercy and blessings be upon you.
Rouhullah al-Mousawi al-Khomeini