1149 GMT April 07, 2020
He attended a ceremony of victory and resistance at holy shrine of Hazrat Fatima Masoumeh (PBUH) in Qom and said the revolutionary youth learned the culture of resistance and victory over the enemy, Mehr News Agency wrote.
Underlining the Western sociologists’ forewarning about the spread of Islam throughout Europe, he went on say: “The enemy was after thwarting our progress through supporting and strengthening Takfiri groups, thereby presenting a distorted, detestable image of Islam to the world.”
“The dominion of Takfiri groups is undermined today, but their thought still exists. Taking into account the policies adopted by the enemy, such groups might spring up at other spots in the world,” he added.
Asserting that Iran wields authority thanks to strong resistance offered by its people, he said “We are prepared to defend the achievements of the revolution such as our independence, territorial integrity and national and religious identity.”
“The enemy has faced our formidable challenge and we advise them to respect the power of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” added the deputy commander in chief of IRGC.
“The enemy will face nothing but defeat in return for hostility toward the Islamic Republic of Iran,” he concluded.