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Supreme Leader: People will disappoint enemies in the upcoming elections

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA -- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the vigilant Iranian people once again will disappoint the enemies through mass participation in the upcoming elections.

The Supreme Leader made the remarks in a meeting with thousands of enthusiastic people from East Azarbaijan on the anniversary of the uprising by the people of Tabriz on Bahman 29th, 1356, (February 18th, 1978).

Thanking the Iranian people for their active participation in the 37th victory anniversary of the Islamic revolution, the Supreme Leader said presence of the people proved that the propaganda of global arrogance about weakening of the Islamic revolution did not bear fruit.

Iranian people should exercise vigilance to thwart conspiracies masterminded by the enemies, said Ayatollah Khamenei.

The Supreme Leader said that from early stages of the Islamic revolution, the enemies did not hesitate to create obstacles on the path of the Islamic revolution but to no avail.

The Supreme Leader said that critics of the Guardian Council are not traitors, but, they should know that weakening the Guardian Council will weaken the Constitution of the Islamic Republic.

Majlis should work for welfare, social justice, economic prosperity, scientific development, as well as the country's independence and national dignity, Ayatollah Khamenei said.

The Supreme Leader said the Assembly of Experts is more important than the parliament, because, the body elects the leadership.

Members of the Assembly of Experts should be devoted to the Islamic revolution and exercise vigilance to thwart conspiracies of the enemies, otherwise it will backfire, the Supreme Leader said.

The Supreme leader called on the people to protect the Islamic system, independence and national dignity through massive turnout in the upcoming elections.

US policies along with European governments are under influence of Zionist network and the performance of the Americans about Iranian nuclear dispute should be assessed on this respect, the Supreme Leader said.

The Leader said that after prolonged nuclear talks and clinching the final deal on nuclear dispute, an American official has said that the US will urge foreign investors not to make investment in Iran.

Such statements indicate the depth of US enmity towards the Iranian nation, the Supreme Leader said adding that the Iranian nuclear negotiators did their best to terminate the nuclear dispute in order to prepare the ground for presence of foreign investors but the Americans try to create obstacles to the waves of joint venture investments.

'The US politicians have protested to chanting the slogan of 'Death to America' in the rallies in Iran but they should notice that when they express their enmity blatantly, what response they expect from Iranian nation?'

The Americans in their private meetings smile at us and speak good words in the diplomatic meetings which leave no impacts on realities, the Supreme Leader said.

The fact is that after a very prolonged negotiations and clinching the final deal, they are now telling that they will create problems to this end and blatantly threaten to impose new economic sanctions, the Supreme Leader said.

This is the real face of the US, said the Supreme Leader adding that in dealing with the enemies, we can not close our eyes and accept their wrong behavior.

The Iranian nation should exercise vigilance to deal with such phenomena, Ayatollah Khamenei said.

To resolve the country's issues, all people should exercise vigilance, maintain their faith and make use of the pious and devoted youth, the Supreme Leader said.

Officials should carry out their duties for the sake of God and spare no efforts to serve nation, the Supreme Leader said.

The Iranian youth will one day witness that the US or more powerful than it can do nothing wrong vis-a-vis the firm determination of Iranian nation, the Supreme Leader said.

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