RNA – Speaking on the sidelines of a gathering and rally to commemorate the 9th of Dey [December 30th] epic in Qom, Ayatollah Mahmoud Rajabi, the vice-president of the Imam Khomeyni Educational and Research Institute, said that Iran’s Islamic system of government is dependent and reliant on the people’s votes and stressed, “The believing and religious people are the supporters of the system.”
The 9th of Dey [December 30th] rallies marks the anniversary of the date when millions of people went to the streets on December 30, 2009 to demonstrate their support for the Islamic establishment after the post-election riots.
Pointing out that the people support the system through their presence in different arenas, he said, “Whenever the enemies see the people’s passionate and revolutionary presence in support of the system, they change their positions.”
Ayatollah Rajabi stated that the timely presence of the people guarantees the protection of the system and symbolizes the authority of the country and added, “The epic presence of the people on the scene conveys the message that the Iranian people support the Islamic Revolution with resoluteness, endurance and resistance despite all the plots, sanctions and problems imposed on the country.”
Noting that the weak and deprived nations are learning lessons about resistance from Iran’s revolutionary presence Iran in various arenas, His Eminence stated, “This widespread presence creates hope in the hearts of the oppressed people and creates terror in the hearts of the enemies.”
He said that the presence of people in rallies such as celebration of 9th of Dey will strengthen unity in society and noted, “The presence of people in the rallies commemorating the 9th of Dey epic is a renewed vow with wilayah (guardianship).”
Ayatollah Rajabi emphasized that the unity of the Islamic ummah is one of God’s great blessings and added, “The presence of the people in revolutionary gatherings prevents the deviation of the Islamic ummah, enhances the glory and greatness of the system and promotes the sacred system of the Islamic Republic in the international arena.”
Rasa News Agency