Our enemies plan to, in their own imagination, create obstacle in the way of this great and determined nation so that these progresses [of Iran] don’t come about.” Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali KhameneiLeader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has expressed confidence that the Iranian nation will overcome the plots of the enemies through perseverance and unity. “Our enemies plan to, in their own imagination, create obstacles in the way of this great and determined nation so that these advances [of Iran] don’t come about,” Ayatollah Khamenei said in a Saturday speech to the gathering of thousands of people in the northeastern city of Esfarayen.
“But they should be assured and know that, as we have experienced from the first day of the  Islamic Revolution until now, our enemies will fail in all their plots and schemes in the future as well,” he added.The Leader pointed out that Iran currently faces a “major confrontation” with the existing challenges and stated that the country feels no weakness in facing the obstacles. “We do not feel weak. We feel powerful and potent. We know that all these impediments can be removed through endeavor,” he added. Ayatollah Khamenei argued that unity among the Iranian nation and officials, convergence among different official bodies and dutifulness of all individuals can lead the country towards further achievements. The Leader also warned Iranian officials against underestimating the enemy schemes and noted that the enemy employs different means to achieve its antagonistic objectives, including sanctions, military strikes, soft war, and cultural invasion. ASH/HJL/MA