Leader of Islamic Ummah Imam Khamenei: Ulterior motives behind sanctions on Iran
Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei says the sanctions against Iran have nothing to do with the country’s nuclear activities or human rights record, adding that there are other motives behind the bans.
Addressing a group of university professors and researchers on Saturday night, Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei said those who have imposed sanctions on Iran are themselves the ones who foster terrorism and commit human rights violations.
The Supreme Leader said the sanctions against Iran have been imposed because the Islamic Republic has emerged as a nation, a movement and an identity guided by principles against the hegemonic system.
“Their objective is to prevent Iran from reaching a prominent civilizational status,” Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei said.
The Supreme Leader also highlighted the special role of professors in educating a generation of self-reliable, confident and diligent youths who will further move Iran toward progress.