Iran not to yield to enemies' excessive demands: Leader

Tehran, July 18, IRNA – Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said here on Saturday that Islamic Iran will not yield to excessive demands of enemies while safeguarding its defensive and security capabilities.

Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks in an address to massive crowds of worshippers after the Eid-ul-Fitr congregational prayers at Tehran's Mosalla Prayers Ground on Saturday.

Supreme Leader stressed that Iran would not let the other party undermine the basic principles of the Islamic establishment in the nuclear program.

'Whether the nuclear agreement is approved or not, Iran would not let any misuse of the agreement,' Supreme Leader added.

'Whether the nuclear agreement is ratified or not, Iran would continue supporting its friends in the region including Palestine, Yemen, Syria, and Bahrain and the resistance groups in Lebanon and Palestine,' Ayatollah Khamenei added.

The Supreme Leader reiterated that Iran's policy toward the US would never change.
The Ayatollah added that Tehran and Washington policies in the region are in sharp contrast.