Iran's President said the country has been standing against the US, as a result of the people's resistance and tolerance, urging everyone to stay united and in peace.

Iran Press/Iran news: “Our today's standing against the US is because of your resistance and tolerance. If you had surrendered, we would have not been able to do anything,” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said, addressing the people.

“All we say is let’s act decisively in our fight against corruption, which we started from 2013,” he said, adding that "unity" is key to success in this regard, the official website of Iran's Presidency reported.

“Therefore, we have to be patient towards each other,” said Rouhani, adding, “This is the time of unity, solidarity and standing against the United States.”

Referring to his latest visit to Yazd and Kerman provinces and the opening of many projects there, he said that the opening of these projects is a strong response to the White House.

Rouhani also mentioned the opening of steel production factories in the two provinces, saying, “In the production of sponge iron, good things have happened and we opened factories with over 4 million tonnes of production capacity.”

On the boost in greenhouse agriculture, he said: “The area has increased to 2400 hectares from 1400 hectares and great work has been done in this area.”

The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran also went on to refer to visiting 11 knowledge enterprises in Yazd, saying: “A great work has been carried out in this regard and the communications infrastructure laid in the 11th and 12th governments is the biggest honor for the country.”

“We are under the most intense pressure in terms of economy, but we were able to harness the crisis to a great extent. This is an honor for us and the entire nation,” he continued.


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