Expect Honest Ibe Hooper and Boy Reza Aslan and the rest to jet immediately to Tehran to explain to the Supremo how he is Misunderstanding the Religion of Tolerance and Pluralism, and why the Islamic Republic of Iran is not an embodiment of Islamic principles. “Supreme Leader Terms Iran’s Progress Role Model for Other Nations,” from the Fars News Agency, February 8:
TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei lauded the resistance shown by the Iranian nation throughout the last 32 years since the victory of the Islamic Revolution, and stated that Iran has become a role model for the other nations due to its resistance against powers and its progress in different fields.
“The Iranian nation has become a model for the other nations through its resistance and insistence on Islam and Islamic establishment and due to the eye-catching progress it has made on this path throughout the last 32 years,” Ayatollah Khamenei said, addressing a large number of Air Force and Air-Defense Unit personnel on the occasion of the Air Force Day (February 8) here in Tehran today.
Ayatollah Khamenei said after the Islamic Republic proved to be an advanced ruling system in both material and spiritual aspects the ground was paved for Iran to become a model for the regional nations.
The leader further described the Iranian nation’s resistance and insistence on principles and values as among the main and important features of the Islamic Revolution in Iran.
The Leader added that the Iranian nation has always been a pioneer in resistance and campaign against the arrogant and bullying powers.
“Today is the day that nations in the Middle-East and the Muslim world are awakened,” Ayatollah Khamenei stated, adding, “The era of the powers’ hegemony is over and it is now the time for their gradual downfall.”