“The magnanimous Imam rose and braved all of the world’s conceited powers at a time of darkness and historic suppression in Iran,” the Iranian chief government mentioned on Thursday, addressing 1000’s of individuals at Imam Khomeini’s mausoleum within the Iranian capital Tehran.
Imam Khomeini rose up towards the nation’s rulers who, “neither revered Qur’anic verses and Islamic ideas and tradition nor lent an ear to the individuals’s calls for and can,” Rouhani added.
Grand Ayatollah Rouhollah Mousavi Khomeini was born within the central Iranian metropolis of Khomein on September 24, 1902 to a household of students.
He led Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, which culminated within the overthrow of the US-backed Mohammad Reza Pahlavi’s monarchy.
He spent greater than 14 years in exile, largely within the Iraqi holy metropolis of Najaf and likewise in Turkey and France, in the course of the Pahlavi regime earlier than returning to Iran within the lead-up to the victory of the Islamic Revolution.
Imam Khomeini handed away on June 3, 1989 on the age of 87.
Imam dispelled the false beliefs that the monarchical rule was everlasting and that the world was dominated by both the Western or the Jap bloc, Rouhani added.
“Now, we’ve got to forestall the Zionists and the conceited powers from falsely presenting a marred picture of the Iranian nation, the Islamic Revolution, and the Islamic Republic to others.”
The president additionally hailed the Iranian nation’s achievements over the previous years below the steering of Chief of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, Imam Khomeini’s successor.
“We managed to cement the nation’s rights throughout worldwide establishments and smite oppressive sanctions,” Rouhani said.
He was referring to the nuclear settlement, signed in Vienna on July 14, 2015 between Iran and the 5 everlasting members of the UN Safety Council – the US, France, Britain, China and Russia – plus Germany, following two and a half years of intensive talks.
After the 2 sides began implementing the settlement on January 16, all nuclear-related sanctions imposed on Iran by the European Union, the UN Safety Council and the US have been lifted. Iran, in return, has put some limitations on its nuclear actions.