40th Anniverasry

Min. of Culture: Enemies not knowing Iran society well

Tehran, Feb 11, IRNA - Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance says enemies of Islamic Iran thought that after 40 years they could count on the pressures imposed on the Iranian people but they did not know the Iranian society well.

'Various conditions, facing us in 40 years after victory of the Islamic Revolution, led enemies of Iran and Islam to such an illusion. In certain junctures we showed sacred defense. Just in Tehran and other cities we have been under condition of bombardment and direct invasion of the enemy, but the rallies continued. Under sensitive conditions too, enemies of Islamic Revolution imagined that after 40 years they can count on the fatigue of the people of Iran and the pressures they (the enemies) exerted. However, they did not know Iranian society well.'

Salehi made the remarks as he attended Bahman 22 (February 11) rallies, marking the 40th anniversary of the victory of Iran's Islamic Revolution, on Monday, Seyyed Abbas Salehi referred to the pressures of the enemy on the people of Iran and said,

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