In a statement, one of the revered Najaf-based sources of emulation offered condolences on the martyrdom of a number of mourners who were killed in a stampede in Karbala on the day of Ashura.
Hujjat al-Islam Salimi:
The member of the clerical faction in the Islamic Consultative said that any aggression by the Zionist usurper regime will receive a irrecusable response and added, “The diplomacy of the United States and the Zionist regime has turned into ‘begging diplomacy’ in the face of the Islamic Resistance Front.”
Representative of Khuzestan in the Assembly of Experts:
Ayatollah Heydari said that the JCPOA has brought almost no achievements for Iran, said, “It’s clear to everyone today that we can no longer solve any of the problems of the country through the JCPOA and by looking toward the West.”
Representative of Mazandaran in the Assembly of Experts:
Ayatollah Tavakkol emphasized that one must recognize the objectives of Imam al-Husayn from his uprising and said, “Rather, man must know his time well and fight against the Shimrs and Yazids of his time.”
The secretary-general of the World Forum for the Approximation of Islamic Schools of Thought stressed that Western teachings don’t answer the needs of society and warned that the West to attempting to replace Islamic culture with its culture in Iranian society.
Hujjat al-Islam Ali al-Najafi:
The head of the office of Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi considered the revival of the Husayni rituals as obligatory and emphasized that the revival of the Husayni rituals would lead to the revival of religious rituals and strengthen the Islamic ummah.
One of the Iraqi scholars noted that the mourners of Imam al-Husayn must adhere to the goals of the movement of Imam al-Husayn.
One of the sources of emulation of Najaf emphasized the need for the youth to adhere to authentic Islamic culture.
Iranian cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Nouri-Hamedani has urged Kashmiri people to firmly stand for their right, assuring them that the Islamic Republic will support them in this regard.