Tehran (IP) - Iranian President on Monday at the ceremony of renewing allegiance to the ideals of the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran said that the 12th of Bahman (February 1, 1979) was the day that Imam Khomeini depicted social capital to the world.

Iran PressIran news: On the forty-second anniversary of the victory of Iran's Islamic Revolution, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and members of the cabinet renewed allegiance with the ideals of the founder of the Islamic Revolution by attending Imam Khomeini's mausoleum.

During the ceremony, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said: "Our dear and honorable Imam taught very valuable lessons and ways to us, to the Iranian society and to the Islamic society during the Islamic revolution. Imam Khomeini considered the main power to be the power of the people and tried to convince the minds and thoughts of the people for the path that he had chosen for the revolution."

President Rouhani added: "Imam Khomeini had known for years that soft power would prevail over hard power, and he had chosen the soft power. The twelfth of Bahman 1357 in the Iranian calendar (February 1, 1979) showed how Imam was victorious in his path. The twelfth of Bahman was the day when Imam Khomeini depicted social capital to the world."


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