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President while visiting family of Armenian martyr Edwin Shahmirian:

Iranian nation appreciate martyrs, their families' self-sacrifice/Armenian citizens enjoy high opinion of Iranian nation towards them

President Rouhani visited the family of Armenian martyr Edwin Shahmirian 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: “The Iranian nation appreciate the devotion and self-sacrifice of the martyrs and their respectful families”.

"These days are the days of happiness of all Iranian people and the world, especially our Armenian and Christian citizens, and I am happy that this visit is taking place in such a night," the President continued.

Dr Rouhani also responded to the martyr's mother's happiness over his visit and said: "This is our duty and the least we can do for you dear families of martyrs. You have devoted your son for defending the country and the Iranian nation and definitely have a high place beside the Almighty".

"The people of Iran are always grateful to their fellow Armenian citizens and consider them trustworthy, hard-working and honest, who love their country," President Rouhani added.

He also went on to say: "The people of Iran consider Prophet Jesus Christ (PBUH), Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Prophet Noah (PBUH), Prophet Ibrahim (PBUH) and Prophet Moses (PBUH) as great prophets who have brought blessings and prosperity for the humankind".

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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