MNA – President Rouhani visited the families of three martyrs, Ali Akbar, Ali Asghar, and Mohammadreza Asghari Torkani and stressed that the country’s dignity and independence are the results of martyrs and veterans’ devotion.
In the visit that took place on Thursday evening, Dr Rouhani said “the families of martyrs and war veterans are a source of honour for the entire Iranian nation”.
Mentioning the bravery and courage of the veterans in the Sacred Defense era, he added, the Iranian nation was persecuted in the Sacred Defense era, while the enemies of this nation has not hesitated any criminal act.
Dr. Rouhani also referred to Mohsen Hojaji’s martyrdom as an example of brutal crimes of Takfiri terrorists, saying, “spirit, faith and perseverance of these young people for defending the holy shrines and the dignity of Muslims shows that our soldiers and martyrs could keep the way of martyrdom and sacrifice alive in the society.
“If today we have independence in our country and enemies do not allow themselves to carry out any act of aggression to this land, it is due to our young people’s faith, spirit and culture of martyrdom and devotion,” the president added.
In this visit, attended by Vice President and Head of Martyrs and Veterans Affairs Foundation Mohammad-Ali Shahidi, medals of honor was given to the families of the martyrs.