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President while visiting family of Armenian martyr Georgekeshish Harutun:

All religions, ethnic groups have shared happiness, sadness in Iran/Iranian nation defend martyrs' blood

President Rouhani visited the family of Armenian martyr Georgekeshish Harutun on Christmas Eve and spoke with them in a cordial atmosphere.

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In the visit that took place late on Sunday, Dr Rouhani congratulated the birthday of Jesus Christ (PBUH) and added: “I hope the character and teachings of Jesus Christ (PBUH) can lead humanity to peace and peaceful coexistence”.

Saluting the patience and self-sacrifice of the families of the great martyrs, the President said: "The entire Iranian nation defend that blood of our dear martyrs who defended the Iranian land by giving their lives".

Dr Rouhani also stressed that in Iran, all religions and ethnic groups stand by each other in happiness and sadness, saying: "Our people have always stood by each other and will continue to do so".

Referring the conditions of Christians in the Middle East, the President said: "Christians have suffered a lot of damages in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon from terrorists and this was also the case for Muslims. Therefore, terrorist created conditions that the fate of Muslims and Christians are now interwoven more strangely and this is necessary that we help each other more in this situation".

Martyr Georgekeshish Harutun's mother and sisters also expressed happiness over meeting with President Rouhani and told him memories of the martyr.

In this visit that Vice-President in Martyrs and Veterans Affairs Hojatoleslam Val-Moslemin Shahidi was attending, a plaque of appreciation was given to the family of the martyr.

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