Sacred Defense truths should never be forgotten: Leader
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution said that outstanding truths and facts of the Sacred Defence era must not be allowed to fade into oblivion.
Iran Press/ Iran news: The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that outstanding truths and facts of the Sacred Defence era must not be forgotten and must not fade into oblivion.
The Leader made the remarks in his meeting with officials of a local congress in Markazi province on Sept. 30.
In this meeting, Ayatollah Khamenei emphasised on the need for collection of precious memoirs of families of martyrs and added, “Martyrdom is a blessing that the Almighty bestows upon specific people.”
He endeared the name and memory of martyrs during eight years of Sacred Defence (Iraqi imposed war against Iran, 1980-1988) and added, "effective steps should be taken in order to familiarise young people, young Iranians, with the teachings of the Islamic Revolution and the events of the Sacred Defence era."