Supreme Leader receives top commanders

Tehran, Sept 24, IRNA – Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received top commanders and military officials on the occasion of the Sacred Defense Week.
The Sacred Defense Week, commemorating Iranians’ sacrifices during the 8 years of the Iraqi imposed war on Iran in 1980s, officially started on Monday with nationwide parades by various units of the Islamic Republic Army, Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and Basij (volunteer) forces in Tehran and other cities across the country.

September 22 is the start of the Sacred Defense Week in Iran which marks the anniversary of the beginning of Iraq’s imposed war against the country in 1980.



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