During his meeting with the family of Martyr Commander Soleimani this afternoon, Ayatollah Imam Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said that the popularisation of the martyr's name, memory and characteristics was due to his sincerity. He said, “The most important role and service of this noble martyr has been the revival of the Resistance Front in the region.”
In an impassioned meeting with thousands of the proud people of Khuzestan and Kerman provinces, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution called the March 2 elections important and decisive and the basis for transformation. In explaining the importance of the Islamic Consultative Assembly in solving existing problems and determining the direction the country should take, he said, “Prepare the nation to hold elections in the best way possible, that is, with four characteristics: strong and enthusiastic participation, real competition between different factions and perspectives, real vigour and full security."
In a meeting with thousands of women and girls on 27 December 2023, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution elucidated Islam's reasoned stance regarding the various aspects of women's roles in the family and their extensive engagement in society, politics and management across levels. He said, “In Islam, the way is open for women, like men, to participate in any kind of social activity provided that two important sensitive issues are heeded: the issue of the family and the dangers of sexual attraction.”
In his meeting with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel and his accompanying delegation on 04 December 2023, Ayatollah Imam Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, spoke about the two countries' great political and economic capacities. He said, “These capacities should be used to form an alliance and coalition between countries with the same position on resisting American and Western bullying.”
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution met thousands of Basij members across the country on the morning of 29th November 2023. He said that Imam Khomeini's (RA) reasons for creating the Basij were to provide “Iran’s maximum resistance against threats and dangers". He outlined the characteristics of Basij’s culture and thinking and gave important practical recommendations. He said that the Imam's prediction and good news about the formation of centres of global resistance have become true. The inextinguishable Al-Aqsa Flood has facilitated the formation of a new political geography in the West Asian region. That this new political geography is characterised, firstly, by de-Americanization, secondly, with the rise of the dichotomy of "resistance or surrender" replacing counterfeit dichotomies and thirdly, by accelerating the resolution of the Palestinian issue. These are the most important features of this new political geography.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, Ayatollah Imam Khamenei, visited the Ashura University of Aerospace Sciences and Technologies on Sunday, 19th November 2023, to see the latest achievements of the IRGC Aerospace Force at its permanent exhibition. The exhibition, which includes missile, drone, defence and space pavilions, also showcased the achievements of young scientists and specialists of the IRGC Aerospace Force in their innovations and improvements under the banner, "From ideas to products for a strong Iran".
The text of the statements of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution in the meeting on Wednesday, 8th November 2023, with the organisers of the Allamah Tabatabai International Congress in Qom was published on the morning of 15th November 2023 at the conference venue. In this meeting, Ayatollah Khamenei called the late Allamah a rare phenomenon of the seminary in recent centuries and said, “One of Ayatollah Seyyid Mohammad Hossein Tabatabai's important tasks was to wage an intellectual jihad and to form a solid and reliable intellectual base amid an invasion of imported and foreign ideas.”
Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, met with Mr. Mohammad Shiaa’ al-Sudani, the Prime Minister of Iraq and his accompanying delegation on the morning of 6th November 2023. He expressed his appreciation for the excellent and robust positions that the Iraqi government and people have taken in their support for the people of Gaza. He saw this as crucial because of the necessity for the Islamic World to increase the political pressure on the United States and the Zionist regime. He said, “Iraq, as an important country in the region, can play a special role in this regard and create a new approach in the Arab and the Islamic world.”
In a meeting with thousands of high school and university students on the morning of 1 November 2023, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution spoke about the roots of America's longstanding hostility to the Iranian nation. He said the disaster created by the Zionists and Americans in Gaza has been unprecedented in history. Citing the humiliating blows that the patience and resolution of the people of Gaza have inflicted on the reputation of the artificial usurper regime and its arrogant supporters, he said, “If there was no comprehensive U.S. aid, the Zionist regime would have been crippled in a matter of days. The world of Islam should also mobilise against this regime by cutting off economic cooperation with it and with a loud voice call for an immediate end to the bombing and atrocities in Gaza; these are the most important responsibilities in this confrontation between the war-front of truth and that of falsehood.”
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution, His Eminence Ayatollah Khamenei, welcomed thousands of Holy Defence front-line forces and activists, as well as the families of martyrs, artists, writers, and pioneers, in the morning of Wednesday, 20th September 2023, at the Imam Khomeini Hussainiya. He highlighted various aspects of the significance of the Holy Defence and the remarkable achievements of the resilient Iranian people.
On the morning of 25th October 2023, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, in a meeting with participants in the Congress commemorating the 6555 martyrs of the province of Lorestan, highlighted the oppression of the people of Gaza and their patience and strength in the face of the ongoing crimes of the Zionist regime.
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution called for a new and innovative scientific leap and entered a new season of innovative activities in scientific university centres and environments. Ayatollah Khamenei also pointed to the crimes committed by the Zionist regime in the genocide of the Palestinian people in Gaza, emphasised the immediate cessation of the bombings, and referred to the concrete role of the Americans in the politicisation of the actions of the Zionists. he said: “Muslim nations and even non-Muslim people of the world are furious of the ongoing crimes of the usurping regime and if these atrocities continue, the Muslims of the world and the resistance forces will become impatient, and no one will be able to stop them.”
This morning, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution stated in a meeting with religious scholars, seminary students, and Islamic Missiology activists that religion and spiritual goals are the seminaries' essential duty. Referring to practical and up-to-date Missiology tools, he emphasised the importance of understanding the audience and recognising the true nature of global Missiology scenes to have an offensive position and a spirit of jihad. He said, "The younger generation, as the owners and builders of the country's future, should be the centre of attention for creative and innovative Missiology methods and approaches."
This morning, His Eminence Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, emphasised the unparalleled importance of the Judiciary in a meeting with the Chief Justice, officials, and a group of Judiciary employees. He stressed the need for the complete implementation of the Judicial Transformation Document, combatting corruption within and outside the Judiciary, revitalising public rights, ensuring legitimate freedoms, and preventing the occurrence of crimes as some of the crucial duties of the Judiciary, adding, "The primary criterion for evaluating the performance of all institutions, including the Judiciary, is the final result and outcome that reaches the hands of the people."