• Mon / 4 November 2019 / 13:49
  • Category: Politics
  • News Code: 98081307711
  • Journalist : 71477

Iranians hold massive rallies to mark 40th anniversary of US embassy takeover

راهپیمایی یوم الله ۱۳ آبان

Tehran (ISNA) - Massive rallies were held across Iran on Monday to mark the 40th occupation anniversary of the former US embassy in Tehran “Den of Spies”.

Aban 13 (November 4) marks the seizure of the US Embassy in Tehran in 1979 and is a national day in the Islamic Revolution. Today is also known as the Student Day in Iran, marking National Day of Protest against Global Arrogance.

The demonstrators expressed their opposition to the global hegemony by chanting slogans against the United States and Israel and set their flags on fire in condemnation of their policies of creating havoc in other countries.

150 foreign and 2500 domestic reporters and photographers covered the event across the country.

Iranian Army Commander Brigadier General Abdul-Rahim Mousavi delivered speech at the even as the main spokesman of the rally.

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