Ayatollah Khamenei on Palestinian issue
Palestinian issue has been top on the Islamic Republic’s agenda and the serving Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei has always highlighted the reality.
Palestinian issue has been top on the Islamic Republic’s agenda and the serving Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei has always highlighted the reality. Selected quotes of the esteemed personality on the Palestinian issue and the International Day of Quds follow.
International Quds Day is the day in which the Islamic nation makes its voice heard and stands up to decisive policies.
World Quds Day is the day in which the Islamic nation voices its opposition to injustice and oppression at the hands of the Zionists and their supporters.
On the question of Palestine, the goal is to save Palestine, and that amounts to extermination of the Israeli government.
The Palestinian Intifada that originated in the Al-Aqsa Mosque is a divine sign that disgraced criminals will be brought to justice.
What is remarkable about today's struggle and the Palestinian Intifada is that the Palestinian nation has risen up in the true sense of the word.
The Zionist regime is an impudent, savage regime which does not care about humanity and international rules.
Palestine is now the scene of humble bravery by an innocent generation and nation.
How far people are willing to go in their defense of the resilient Palestinian nation will come to light on Quds Day.
The Palestinian Intifada that originated in the Al-Aqsa Mosque is a turning point in the struggle of the Palestinian people.
Quds Day is a real manifestation of unity and cohesion in the world of Islam.
The return of Palestinians to their land and expulsion of Zionist usurpers from Palestine is the only solution to the Palestinian issue.
We are certain that Islam will eventually salvage Palestine and take back holy Quds from the aggressors.
On Quds day our nation thinks of the future as it bolsters its resolve and moves to set the stage for the future.
The government of the Islamic Republic and the Iranian people will always defend and support the Palestinians.
The Palestinian youth are the flag-bearers of the struggle.
Today, the generation that has taken up the cause of Palestine has awakened and developed an insight into the reality.
The Zionist regime is the root-cause of the crisis in the Middle East and should be rooted out in order for the region to overcome this crisis.
The flames of struggle are raging once again in the hearts of the offended, enraged and helpless Palestinians.
The new Intifada by the Palestinian people showed that faithful individuals who rely on their resolve would prevail against all materialistic powers.
The movement of the Palestinian people is one of a generation; thus it will never come to a halt. The Palestinian nation will eventually emerge victorious.
Palestine is bound to see a day when the Zionist regime is defunct.
Elimination of Israel from the region is the eternal stance of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
All Islamic countries should join force to stand up to the uprising Zionist invaders.
It is our Islamic duty to defend the innocent people of Palestine and support their uprising.
Palestine is the top priority of the world of Islam.
The only way to settle the question of Palestine goes through resistance and struggle.
The entirety of Palestine belongs to Palestinians.
In all fairness, the Palestinians and the residents of Gaza have gone down in history as the most resilient nations.
What has happened to the Palestinians since the outbreak of Intifada and emergence of real resistance years ago is an exceptional phenomenon which would have been impossible without divine guidance and assistance.
You need to keep hope alive among the resilient people of Palestine and Gaza and let them know that their massive movement will produce its intended result.
That the resistance front is growing increasingly mighty in the face of arrogant powers and infidels is obvious.
The victory of the Palestinians in restoring their rights is no more difficult than the success of the Iranian people in establishing the Islamic Republic.
To secure the liberation of Palestine and Quds, resistance is essential, so are perseverance and steadfastness.
Today the US and the West barefacedly lie about Palestine and many other issues.
The question of Gaza is not simply about geography or a piece of land; rather, it is one that centers on humanity.
Today the question of Palestine is an indicator of commitment or lack of commitment to human principles.
No doubt, Palestine will be liberated.
Palestine will certainly be liberated and handed back to its rightful owners, and a Palestinian government will be formed there. That is for certain. But the stain on the reputation of the US and the West will be impossible to remove.
The Palestinian question is an Islamic issue.
All nations have a responsibility toward Palestine.
All governments, either Muslim or non-Muslim, have a responsibility toward Palestine.
In the Islamic Republic of Iran, the question of Palestine is not merely a tactical or politically-strategic issue; rather, it is ideological and faith-based.
The question of Gaza and Palestine is one of our own; it is an Islamic question, one for all Muslims; it is our responsibility.
Without God's favor, this year's rallies to mark the World Quds Day will be more passionate throughout the Islamic world.
The Muslim world has welcomed the designation of the last Friday of Ramadan as World Quds Day by revered Imam (Khomeini).
The lofty goal of the Islamic nation – Liberation of Palestine in its entirety without letting go of a single inch of the Islamic land – will become a reality only through patience, prudence, reliance on God and collective endeavors by resistance movements and Islamic nations and governments.
If the leaders of the Zionist regime dare make a folly (against Iran), the Islamic Republic of Iran would raze Tel Aviv and Haifa to the ground.
Any plan to disintegrate Palestine is doomed.
Murder, criminality and insults targeting Muslims in this historically unprecedented incident as well as efforts to destroy the first Qibla of Muslims and other religious sites in Palestine are some of the reasons why Palestine is the most important question facing the Muslim world.
If Israel launches a war, we would level Haifa and Tel Aviv.
Palestine stretches from the sea to the River, not even an inch less.