During a meeting with members of Iran’s parliament in Tehran on Wednesday, Ayatollah Khamenei highlighted the difficulties and complexities of managing countries in the current treacherous circumstances on the international stage.
On the factors that have complicated conditions across the globe, the leader pointed to hostile rivalries between world powers, threats that nuclear powers pose against each other, growing military movements and threats, war that broke out in Europe, an unprecedented outbreak of a pandemic and threats to global food security.
“In addition to the conditions that exist in all countries, Iran is in constant challenge in various dimensions with world powers due to the presentation of a new model, which is religious democracy and has disrupted the timetable set by the system of hegemony,” Ayatollah Khamenei said. .
Emphasizing the struggle of the Islamic Republic against all hostilities and its march towards development and success, the Leader reminded the legislators, the administration and the judiciary of the major and important management role they play and urged them to called upon to be vigilant as to their position. .
The leader also called on Iranian officials to properly recognize both capabilities and vulnerabilities and to be careful not to get it wrong “because the enemy has pinned their hopes on our mistakes rather than their own capabilities.”
Ayatollah Khamenei also made it clear to lawmakers that the way to overcome difficult conditions and achieve victory and success is to act in a jihadist manner, to have strong determination and sacrifice, to develop initiatives, to have a long-term vision and above all, rely on Almighty God.