Hawzah News Agency (Paveh, Iran) - Ayatollah Mohsen Araki extended his gratitude to people of Paveh for sacrifices they made for the dignity of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
In his newly released message which was read by the religious cleric Hojjatol Islam Razini, Ayatollah Mohsen Araki thanked Sunni people of Paveh for foiling plots hatched by enemies of Islam.
President of Iran top unity center urged Iranians and world Muslims to stage a more unified presence at the rallies this year.
"I hope by partaking in the event, Muslims will dash the willful hope of Islam enemies," part of the released message went.
The religious cleric placed emphasis on the prime importance of this day in which Iranian nation to attend the rallies so as to communicate to the world the deplorable status of the down-trodden Palestinians and press the Israeli regime to respect Palestinian rights.
To Ayatollah Araki, releasing Al-Aqsa Mosque is a religious obligation shouldered by all Muslims from all walks of life.
Secretary General of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought in his speech holds the Mosque as an identity of the Islamic society.
In August 1979, the late founder of the Islamic Republic Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini declared the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan as the International Quds Day, and called on Muslims across the world to mark the annual occasion by holding street rallies.
Since then, millions of Iranians from all walks of life take to the streets nationwide on last Ramadan s Friday each year in solidarity with the oppressed Palestinian nation, voicing their anger at the policies of the Israeli regime and its allies and calling for the liberation of Palestine.
The Iranian marchers carry placards and chant slogans against the United States and Israel.