Hujjat-ol-Islam Hassan Akhtari, Director of Ahlul Bayt (AS) World Assembly hailed the uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East to be inspired by the intellectual ideologies of the late founder of Islamic Revolution in Iran and warned against the efforts of western countries to hijack the movement to their benefit, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).
Participating in the first conference to celebrate the religious leaders of Kermanshah, western Iran, Akhtari said,” The most remarkable scholar in our era is the late founder of Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Rouhollah Khomeini (RA) who was a savior for our nation as well as many other countries.”
He explained on Islamic Awakening in Middle East criticizing the governments which try to relate the Islamic Awakening to have economic motivations and said these countries benefit from such accusations.
This Religious figure slammed the enemies for their anti-Islam efforts and said, “Western countries try to deny the Islamic nature of the movements in the region.”
He also praised Imam Khomeini (RA) as the founder of the idea to rise against imperialism and the oppressions of the US in the region.
Director of Ahlul Bayt (AS) World Assembly said,” The promise for globalization of Islam will soon realize and the grounds for appearance of the last savior are prepared.”