Iranian people forced all powers to respect Islamic Republic: Zarif

Tehran (IP)- Attending a celebration ceremony to mark the victory of the Islamic Revolution, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the funeral of martyr Lt. Gen. Qasem Soleimani was a public referendum in which participants announced that the US is a terrorist regime.

Iran PressIran News: Zarif in an interview with the reporters in 22 Bahman (Feb 11) march said, "Our people have shown 40 days since the assassination of Lt. Gen. Soleimani that the United States has carried out a terrorist act that is disgusting to us and the people of the region."

Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was present at the great march of 41st anniversary of Iran's Revolution on Tuesday said: "After 40 days of the assassination of Gen. Soleimani our people have shown to the world that the United States has carried out a terrorist act and we and people in West Asia consider it as hatred."

He added: "Trump has once again shown to the world that he has been wrong about the Iranian revolution for 41st years and that this mistake is still ongoing and the mistake has made our people united".

He further talked about his trip to Germany to participate in Munich Security Conference and added: "The purpose of the visit is to announce the views of the Islamic Republic of Iran and to show the danger of US policies to the region."

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Asked if you have any bargaining chip in the negotiation with the powers of the world, he referred to the public support and added: "It is also the people who made all the powers respect the Islamic Republic. Our success depends on the people. Late Imam Khomeini said that people are our blessings and this shows that we are nothing without people", Zarif highlighted.

The Foreign Minister added, "They (enemies) have been wrong for 41 years and have not recognized Iran's people. They have been waiting for 41 years to force these people to stop supporting this revolution. Our enemies should not pay attention to Iran's internal differences, which are the same as differences within a family."

He said: "People widely attended the commemoration of martyr Soleimani. They respected a man whom the United States regarded as his enemy. Americans need to learn a lesson."


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