TEHRAN, Feb. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – FM Zarif said a nation who owes its authority to efforts of war veterans, scientists and armed forces, will never worry about ranting countries who are fully subservient to others.
Speaking at the commemoration ceremony of martyrs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mohammad Javad Zarif said “over the past 38 years, we have stood against all pressures, sanctions and wars which have made us more successful and proud than the past.”
“Martyrdom is not only one of the deepest teachings of Islam but also one of the most important foundations of our country’s authority,” he continued.
The official stressed that Iran had provided a safe environment in a region rife with violence, brutality and insecurity; “Iran has followed the path of success and development in various fields like Resistance Economy or nuclear energy”
Zarif went on to stated that Iran had managed to stand against world powers as the whole nation maintained their unity in the face of aggressors asserting “we also resisted in the area of technology while the enemy sought to prevent the nation from obtaining advanced science and technology.”
“Thanks to the school of sacrifice and resistance, the nation could victoriously overcome all odds, adversity, pressure and imposed wars as Iran in now distinguished as an advanced country whose economy, technology, facilities and defense equipment are endogenous.”
Mohammad Javad Zarif said martyrs of the Foreign Ministry, to whom we owe forever, delivered message of Iran’s power and authority to the world adding “we can track our progress and resist in scenes of diplomacy only due to martyrs.”
He went on to stated that following Iran’s nuclear deal, regional countries rushed to Washington to find out why they had been left off; “they have no hope in their nation or domestic capabilities and are therefore forced to rely on outsiders which makes them unstable.”
“Iran, on the other hand, has been able to follow its path without worries thanks to blessings of martyrs, the people and the Leader.”
“The Foreign Ministry owns its diplomacy to the sacrifice and martyrdom and we are proud of participating in international arenas in company of war veterans,” highlighted the official adding “veterans maintain their authority and show to the world that their injury is due to wrongdoing of the West.”