Iran marks U.S. embassy takeover
According to Rapportuer Report From , Tehran Times , Link , The day, which fell on November 3 this year, is marked in the Iranian calendar as the Student Day and National Day of Fight against Global Arrogance.
On Wednesday, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei hailed the day as “the day of the faithful, revolutionary, courageous, brave, and innovative young people, who barred the enemy from making any move through their measure in capturing the [US] spy den.”
The day had been named by Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Revolution, as the “second revolution.”
Also, on the occasion, Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s second-in-command, said, “The U.S. is now grappling with major crises and is no longer considered as the world’s number one power and the political will of the U.S. cannot rule in West Asia.”
The Americans “can no longer launch a direct invasion against any country, which means that the U.S. war machine is operating without fuel,” the senior military official said while addressing demonstrators, who had gathered outside the former American embassy in Tehran.