Imam Khomeini issued a statement, saying, “In this great disaster, the Iranian nation offered 72 innocent people, equal to the number of martyrs of Karbala.”
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, in a meeting on Wednesday with the minister of education, Education Ministry officials and a large number of teachers from across the country elaborated on the unique position of education and the very important and influential role of teachers in training a pious, cognizant, insightful, self-confident, lively and hopeful generation.
Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, met with a number of students. Speaking at the meeting, His Eminence stated that the Zionist regime should be annihilated so that the people of Palestine can be liberated from its crimes, further reiterating: "Annihilating the Zionist regime does not mean massacring the Jewish people in the region.
Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, met with thousands of teachers. Speaking at the meeting, His Eminence described acquiring knowledge, teaching, and strengthening morality as the three main elements of the noble and glorious vocation of teaching. He stressed the necessity of implementing the plan of transforming the educational system, adding: "Complete support for this great organization is an effective investment for the bright future of the children of the country and for the rapid progress of dear Iran in worldly and otherworldly areas."
Ayatollah Khamenei the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution met with teachers and university professors of North Khorasan province. At the meeting, His Eminence said that the most important need of the country is to create hope, dynamism and self-confidence among Iranian youth.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei stressed that the main reason for all pressures is Iranian nation’s independent status and its refraining from submission to the system of dominance.
Receiving thousands of teachers from all over the country, the Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei pointed to the teachers' vital and great role in creating and cultivating innovative, thoughtful, religious and self-confident human beings in order to continue the country's progress, stressing: "The Iranian nation should achieve a stage of progress and exaltation so that it turns from intellectual and scientific aspects and different political and social fields into a reliable reference for nations and the thinkers of the Islamic world, and this is the Iranian nation's historical responsibility."
The Leader of Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei received hundreds of young Iranian scholars.
Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei said that in spite of enemy efforts to dent the upcoming presidential elections, the great Iranian nation will produce such a huge turnout that leaves enemy in fury.