Press TV, Tehran
The Iranian people from all walks of life have poured onto streets of different cities across the country to commemorate the 44th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution. Saman Kojouri has been present at the venue of the event and filed this report.
Iranians have participated in the commemoration rally from all parts of the metropolitan Tehran to the iconic Azadi Square to mark and celebrate the 44th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution. They also gathered to renew their allegiance to the ideals of the Revolution.
The Iranian toppled the US-backed Pahlavi regime 44 years ago, ending 2500 years of monarchy in the country. The Islamic Revolution led by late Imam Khomeini, established a new political system based on Islamic values and democracy.
The celebration was held in Tehran and over 1400 cities and 38,000 villages around the country.
Addressing crows of people at Azadi square Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi said West’s policy of imposing sanctions and maximum pressure on the Islamic Republic has failed, thanks to the resistance of the Iranian nation.
The demonstrators underlined the necessity of preserving national unity and avoiding any measure that would foment division and sedition in the country.
Observers believe that after 44 years since the victory of the Islamic Revolution and despite different forms of conspiracies against the Islamic establishment, Iran has now been turned into a beacon of hope for freedom-seeking and the oppressed nations of the world.