Imam Khomeini cause of Iranians’ unity in critical era
Tehran, A senior Iranian Zoroastrian priest said the late ?Founder of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Khomeini, united all Iranians in a critical era.
Rashid Khorshidian, Head of the Council of Iranian Mobeds (Zoroastrian priests) siad the late Imam always reiterated that Iran is the country of all Iranians and all Iranians are members of a single nation, adding that the remarks prompted further solidarity among all Iranian ethnic groups.
"Muslims, Zoroastrians, Jews and all Iranians of any ethnic, religious or cultural background are rooted in the country's soil and make efforts for their country's prosperity and progress," the Zoroastrian priest said at a ceremony of commemoration of Imam Khomeini on Tuesday.
The event was attended by the representative of the Zoroastrian community in Iran's parliament Esfandiar Ekhtiari, and other officials of the community.
Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, passed away on June 3, 1989.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA