Tehran’s interim Friday prayers leader, Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahhedi Kermani , has emphasized that the vigilance and awareness of the founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini (may his soul rest in peace) brought about the victory of Iran’s Islamic Revolution.
According to IRIB World Service, addressing a huge crowd of Friday prayers worshippers and the faithful in Tehran, Ayatollah Movahhedi Kermani emphasized that Imam Khomeini (may his soul rest in peace) provided leadership and guidance to the Iranian people, correctly guiding the Iranian masses, and brought down the repressive Pahlavi regime , which was a client regime of the United States. Ayatollah Movahhedi Kermani praised the acumen and awareness of the Late Imam.
Tehran’s interim Friday prayers Leader went on to refer to the wise, judicious, skillful, and courageous leadership of Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the current Leader of the Islamic Revolution. Ayatollah Movahhedi Kermani said it has been a great success that after the Late Imam, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has become “the standard-bearer of the Islamic Movement”.
Elsewhere in his remarks, Ayatollah Movahhedi Kermani referred to the 5th June 1963 popular uprising (15th Khordad 1342) against the corrupt dictatorship of the repressive Pahlavi regime, emphasizing that Iranian nation showed on that fateful day that it follows the guidance and orders of the Supreme Jurist (Valiyeh Faqih).
Tehran’s interim Friday prayers Leader went on to refer to the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the 5+1 Group, emphasizing that in these negotiations the dignity of Islam and the lawful rights of the Iranian people should be safeguarded.
Turning to the recent deadly terrorist attack in the Iraqi city of Samarra, carried out by the Takfiri extremist group, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Ayatollah Movahhedi Kermani emphasized that the enemies of Iraq are always waiting for an opportunity to harm this nation, thus it is essential that the Iraqi people and the Iraqi government should be alert and vigilant, and recognize the plots and the tricks of the enemy.
Turning to the recent presidential elections in Syria, Ayatollah Movahhedi Kermani said the Syrian people, with their high turnout, showed that they are willing to stand up to the terrorists, and that they will confront the terrorists and their criminal acts.
Elaborating further, Ayatollah Movahhedi Kermani stressed that America and its allies were disappointed at the high turnout and the results of the elections in Syria and the Americans know now that they cannot dominate Syria by deceiving/misleading the Syrian public.