Shahriyar (IP) - On the sideline of the funeral ceremony of a martyr of recent riots, Morteza Ebrahimi, the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani said that Iranian officials embrace people's protest with open arms.

Iran PressIran news: Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani quoted the remarks of Iran's Leader Seyyed Ali Khamenei made yesterday that the heroic people and nation of Iran has successfully forced back enemies in various areas.

"People have the right to protest and Iranian officials embrace people's protest with open arms. Iranian officials are soldiers and servants of the people, and they are at people's service," he stressed.

Iran's Supreme National Security Council also underlined that the Islamic Republic of Iran will not remain indifferent to provoking counter-revolutionary currents by turning an acceptable natural protest into an uprising and revolt.

He went on to say: "Today, Iran is a safe land. We will take revenge for these martyrs. All those who used rioting, sabotage, looting and use of weapons against the security forces and the people, will certainly be reprimanded and we hope to continue our resistance which is the only way to confront the West."

He concluded his remarks by saying that the end of this movement will be the victory of the Iranian nation.


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