Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi reiterated that no one can threaten the Iranian nation.
"This nation cannot be threatened. Presence of Iranians (in the anniversary of Islamic Revolution) shows that the government, nation and system are united,” he told reporters in the anniversary on Friday.
He noted that large turnout in the event prevents enemies from making unfounded remarks.
"The Iranian nation has shown that it stands against enemies.”
Millions of Iranians from all walks of life are marking the 38th anniversary of Islamic Revolution victory on Friday.
Senior Iranian officials have also joined the event started at 9:00 am local time with President Hassan Rouhani is going to deliver speech.
Each year, millions of Iranians take to the streets across the country on Bahman 22 (the date on the Persian calendar coinciding with the anniversary of the February 11, 1979 Islamic Revolution) to commemorate the victory of the Revolution, which put an end to the monarchical rule of the US-backed Pahlavi regime. The anniversary of the Islamic Revolution falls on February 10 this year.
The Islamic Revolution, under the leadership of Imam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic, established a new political system based on Islamic values and democracy.
The nationwide rallies are the manifestation of the Iranian people’s allegiance to the causes of the Islamic Revolution and ideals of Imam Khomeini.