پایگاه اطلاع‌رسانی ریاست‌جمهوری اسلامی ایرانپایگاه اطلاع‌رسانی ریاست‌جمهوری اسلامی ایرانhttp://www.president.irMon, 23 Sep 2019 11:01:16 +0330Mon, 23 Sep 2019 11:01:16 +03302024President’s meeting with families of an Iranian Christian wartime martyr and Christian war veteranPresident Hassan Rouhani said that Iranian religious minorities played a pivotal role during the 1979 Islamic Revolution as well as the eight years of Iraqˈs imposed war against the country (1980-1988).President Hassan Rouhani said that Iranian religious minorities played a pivotal role during the 1979 Islamic Revolution as well as the eight years of Iraqˈs imposed war against the country (1980-1988).<br /> President Rouhani made the remarks in a meeting with families of an Iranian Christian wartime martyr and another Christian war veteran who had made great sacrifices during the eight years of imposed war against Iran. <br /> The meeting was held on the occasion of Christmas to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ (PBUH).<br /> Congratulating the occasion, the President referred to Jesus Christ (PBUH) as ˈthe messenger of compassion and benevolence.ˈ<br /> ˈIran belongs to all Iranians including Muslims, Christians and other religious minorities,ˈ President Rouhani said stressing that every Iranian citizen should make ultimate efforts to help progress of the nation.<br /> http://www.president.ir/fa/735852013-12-26 11:35:327358144182145210