IRI Supreme Leader receives Pakistan President
Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei received visiting Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday afternoon, IRNA reported.
In the meeting, the supreme leader, by referring to religious, historical and cultural commonalities between the two countries, called Pakistan as a great nation with long and deep background of struggle.
The supreme leader underlined that Pakistanis are a nation who believe in Islam and every kind of progress and success in Pakistan makes Iran pleased.
Ayatollah Khamenei stressed that the only way out of current difficulties for Pakistani people is resorting to Islam.
Referring to clear threat against national unity and sovereignty of Pakistan, the ayatollah underlined that the real enemy of Pakistanis and their national unity is the west and the US on top of it.
President Zardari, for his part, expressed pleasure over meeting the supreme leader once again and said that believing in God and resorting to Islam would be a ground for human progress and coming out of difficulties.
Referring to Iranians resistance and fight against foreign pressures, Zardari said that Iranians are a model of resistance and move toward progress.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was also present in the meeting.