Islamic Revolution anniversary celebrated at UN

The 36th victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran was marked in a ceremony held at the United Nations.

The 36th victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran was marked in a ceremony held at the UN headquarters in New York on Feb. 11, 2015.

New York, Feb 12, IRNA – The 36th victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran was marked in a ceremony held at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Wednesday.

Foreign ambassadors and diplomats of several countries, UN senior officials as well as political, cultural and media dignitaries were present in the ceremony and welcomed by Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Hossein Dehqani.

The participants felicitated the Islamic Revolution birth anniversary to the Iranian nation.

A number of representatives from different international media stationed at the UN as well as some American journalists were also present in the ceremony.

Meanwhile, the 36th victory anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution also was commemorated in Italy, Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday.

Scores of leading foreign officials, political, religious and cultural scholars, media representatives as well as Iranians residing in those countries took part in the ceremonies of the Islamic Revolution.

Millions of the Iranians took to the streets nationwide to mark the 36th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11.

Huge rallies were staged in the capital Tehran and other Iranian cities to celebrate the 36th birth anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in 1979 that put an end to the monarchy of the US-backed Pahlavi regime.

By IRNA