Shah and Empress Farah visit Prague (1977)


Shah and Empress Farah visit Prague (1977)
by Darius Kadivar

Returning from a state visit to Moscow during an East European Tour, the Shah and Empress Farah arrive at Prague airport, and are greeted by the Czech President Gustav Husak, 1977. (Source:

Shah and Empress Farah visit Prague (1977):

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