Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said on Monday that all officials and candidates must respect their commitments to the law and prepare the ground for a healthy and competitive parliamentary election in March, IRNA reported
The Supreme Leader added that lively turnout of the people in the upcoming election will strike another blow to the enemy.
Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with thousands of theologians and students of theological center of Qom to mark anniversary of the uprising in the holy city against the deposed shah in 1978.
The Supreme Leader termed the uprising in Qom in 1978 as a turning point for the historical events worldwide.
Ayatollah Khamenei said that insight and patience were the key elements for victory of the Islamic Revolution and that two major factors guaranteed sustainable power of Iranian nation: Firm insistence of the Islamic Republic of Iran in its principles and the people's vigilance and presence on the scene.
Edited by: S. Isayev