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US News For Khamenei, the war against Iraq proved that Iran is "determined to defend itself"

19:20  21 september  2020
19:20  21 september  2020 Source:   lepoint.fr

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Iran 's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday said the Islamic republic's 1980-88 war with Iraq showed the country can defend itself , without Iran this year cancelled a military parade held annually to mark the war 's anniversary over the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more

Iran 's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday said the Islamic republic's 1980-88 war with Iraq showed the country can defend itself , without Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein invaded Iran a year and a half after Iran 's 1979 Islamic Revolution, triggering the war that was eventually brought to

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The war Iran - Iraq showed that the Islamic Republic was "determined" to defeat all his enemies, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said on Monday, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the conflict, without referring to the current situation.

"For eight years they engaged all their forces (against Iran) but in the end they got nowhere. Can you imagine a bigger victory? The Iranian nation won a brilliant victory," said Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in a televised address.

The war between Iran and Iraq (1980-1988) was started by Baghdad on September 22, 1980. The anniversary of the conflict this year falls on September 21 in the Persian calendar.

For Khamenei, the war against Iraq proved that Iran is "determined to defend itself"

 For Khamenei, the war against Iraq proved that Iran is © Provided by Le Point The war Iran - Iraq showed that the Islamic Republic was "determined" to defeat all his enemies, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said on Monday, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the conflict, without referring to the current situation. "For eight years they engaged all their forces (against Iran) but in the end they got nowhere. Can you imagine a bigger victory? The Iranian nation won a brilliant victory," said Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in a televised address.

TEHRAN: Iran 's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday said the Islamic republic's 1980-88 war with Iraq showed the country can defend itself Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein invaded Iran a year and a half after Iran 's 1979 Islamic Revolution, triggering the war that was eventually brought to

Iran ’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday said the Islamic republic’s 1980-88 war with Iraq showed the country can defend itself , without directly Iran this year cancelled a military parade held annually to mark the war ’s anniversary over the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has killed

During the conflict Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was supported by the West, most Arab countries, as well as the USSR and several countries of the Eastern bloc, all eager to prevent the expansion of the Islamic Revolution of Ayatollah Rouhollah Khomeini who had seized power 21 months earlier in Tehran.

Saddam Hussein was only "an instrument" in the hands of foreign powers in league against the Islamic Republic, Khamenei said.

The war "has shown that aggression against this country is costly" and that "when a nation shows its determination to defend itself with force and reacts devastatingly to the aggressor, it brings the one think about it, ”added the Supreme Leader.

Ayatollah Khamenei has made no direct allusion to the current situation, while Iranian-American relations have been going through a new phase of heightened tensions for months.

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Irans supreme leader Imam Syed Ali Khameni warns against the pressure of threats and sanctions being put upon Iran by america and israel. Iran is not a state which will start a war but is ready to defend itself . Any action taken against The Islamic Republic will have a harsh response.

The military adviser to Iran 's Supreme Leader said Sunday that Tehran's response to the killing by the United States of its most most influential general will "for sure be military.".

On Sunday, Iranian President Hassan Rohani mocked the "maximum isolation" of the United States on the international scene after their failure to have their unilateral proclamation of a return of UN sanctions against the United Nations recognized as valid. Islamic Republic.

"Not a centimeter"

The conflict between Tehran and Baghdad ended in 1988, by the wear and tear of the two belligerents, without any territorial gain on either side.

Iran considers having emerged victorious from the "war imposed" by Iraq, having succeeded in preserving the territorial integrity of the country. The conflict also strengthened the nascent Islamic Republic which Saddam Hussein aimed to overthrow.

"The enemy could not seize a single centimeter of our territory, the system (politics of the Islamic Republic) was much more powerful at the end of these eight years of war than at the beginning of the conflict ", ruled Ayatollah Khamenei.

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Many in Iran are not satisfied with the retaliatory measure Tehran took against the U.S. for the killing of Gen. Key Points. Markets are rebounding dramatically on President Trump's declaration that Iran "appears to be standing down” after its missiles strikes for the U.S. killing of Iranian Gen.

The Iran-Iraq war has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives. Author of a book on the conflict, the French historian Pierre Razoux estimates that the human cost of the conflict "would amount to about 680,000 dead and missing (180,000 on the Iraqi side and 500,000 on the Iranian side)".

Contrary to tradition, no military parade has been organized this year for the anniversary of the war because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

In this regard, Mr. Khamenei also urged the population to respect health standards in order to overcome the disease, reproaching many of his compatriots for neglecting the danger.

According to the latest official figures published on Monday, the epidemic has killed nearly 24,500 people out of more than 425,000 infected people in Iran.

Noting that the virus kills around 150 people across the country every day, Mr Khamenei asked, "Suppose a plane with 300 people on board crashes every other day and everyone dies! Is it minimal? ? "

09/21/2020 14:15:18 - Tehran (AFP) - © 2020 AFP

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