Feb 11, 2019, 12:16 PM
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Defense Min.: Massive turnout in IR rallies firm response to enemies

Qom, Feb 11, IRNA - The massive turnout in the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution rallies is a firm response to those, who wished Islamic Revolution not to see its 40th victory anniversary, Iranian Defense Minister said.

Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the Bahman 22 (February 11), Brigadier General Amir Hatami said enemies' attempts to undermine Islamic Revolution rallies were defeated.

He added that Iranians gave response to enemies' rhetoric by their participation.

Iranians in the capital, Tehran and more than 1,000 other cities and towns and in 4,000 villages have attended the rallies with flags of Iran and banners in support of the Islamic Republic.

In the capital, the demonstrators rallied across 10 main routes to reach Azadi (Liberty) Square to celebrate the Islamic Revolution's victory which toppled the US-protégé regime of Pahlavi Dynasty.

The demonstrators chant 'Death to US' and 'Death to Israel' slogans in the mass rallies in the capital and other cities.

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