General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran lauded the Axis of Resistance's victories in the region.
News ID: 70325
Publish Date: 23May 2018 - 19:43
TEHRAN (Defapress)-The Lebanese Hezbollah and the Palestinian Hamas resistance movement's victories over Zionist regime in 2006 and 2008-2009 wars, Iraq and Syria victories over Takfiri terrorist groups as well as Ansarullah victories in Yemen have been inspired by Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran said in a statement.
General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran released the statement on the occasion of Khorramshahr Liberation Day which took place on 24 May, 1982.
The Armed Forces statement described the resistance of Khorramshahr city as the symbol of Iranian nation's resistance against the enemy's aggression.
The Liberation of Khorramshahr was the Iranian recapture of the port city of Khorramshahr from the Iraqis on May 24,1982, during the Iran–Iraq War. The Iraqis had captured the city early in the war on October 28,1980. It is perceived as a turning-point in the war and the liberation is celebrated in Iran on its anniversary, May 24.