Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, addresses a crowd during a rally to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution at Azadi Square, Tehran, Iran, Monday, Feb. 11, 2008. In 1979, more than five million people lined the streets of the nation’s capital, Tehran, to witness the homecoming of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. His return led to the 1979 Islamic revolution that toppled the regime of the pro-U.S. Shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
(AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian)
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told those who came out for Revolution Day that his administration is supported by the Hidden Imam.
Rooz News reported:
In a gathering to commemorate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad blasted government critics and claimed that his administration is supported by the Hidden Imam.
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In his speech, Ahmadinejad accused his domestic critics of aiding foreign enemies, noting his administration’s remarkable achievements in various fields since taking office in 2005, despite efforts by some “to destroy the administration from the very beginning.”