TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s capital of Tehran on Sunday hosted a conference to discuss the impacts of the two letters that Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has sent to the youth in Western countries.
News ID: 67226
Publish Date: 03December 2017 - 10:42
The "Dawn of Truth” conference kicked off in Tehran on
Sunday morning with a host of political, academic and cultural figures in
The conference is marking the anniversary of Ayatollah
Khamenei’s second letter to the Western youth in 2015.
Imam Khamenei first wrote a letter to youths of Europe and
North America on January 21, 2015, to elaborate on the reasons behind the
West’s effort to spread Islamophobia.
Later on November 29, 2015, Ayatollah Khamenei sent the
second letter following a series of terrorist attacks in France, elaborating on
the real factors behind terrorism and asking the young people to "lay the
foundation for an appropriate and honorable interaction with the Muslim world
based on correct knowledge and with deep insight and by taking advantage of
tragic experiences (of the past)”.
The ongoing conference in Tehran involves speeches from
Chief of the Leader’s Office Staff Hojatoleslam Mohammad Mohammadi Golpayegani,
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and Ali Akbar Velayati, Leader’s senior
advisor on international affairs.
Hamidreza Moqaddamfar, chairperson of the popular committee
on propagation of Ayatollah Khamenei’s letters, is also going to give his
report on the popular and voluntary moves by people inside and outside Iran to
let the younger generation know about the letters both in the real world and
A number of artists would also be awarded for their cultural
works concerning those letters and their impact on the young people living in
The Leader’s two letters to the Western youth circulated
rapidly in the social networks, although Western and Zionist media outlets
tried to censor the message.