Tehran (IP) - The Speaker of Iran's Parliament commemorated the National Day of Student (16 Azar in persian calendar) coinciding with December 7, calling it the symbol of independence-seeking and the fight against the world's arrogant powers after US scandals in Iran.

Iran PressIran News: Mohammad-Bagher Ghalibaf delivered a speech on the occasion of 'Student Day' on Wedensday and said:  'Azar 16' showed the US debasement and scandal before the eyes of the Iranian nation.

He said eternal stain is with all those who prefer the aliens' interests over the Iranian nation's and sought a destroyed Iran. 

On December 7, 1953, upon the arrival of the US' then-Vice President Richard Nixon, the troops of 'Shah' opened fire on the students of Tehran University's Faculty of Engineering, killing and wounding dozens of Students.

Ahmad Ghandchi, Mahdi Shariat-Razavi, and Mostafa Bozorgnia were martyred.

Student Day commemorates a moment in the history of the Iranian nation's fight against the US interventionist policies; therefore, the Azar 16 is of paramount importance in the formation of student campaigns and giving identity to them in Iran. 


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