More unity helps us overcome problems: Pres. Rouhani

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) – People and authorities have stood by each other in hard times since the victory of the Islamic Revolution and today, if we are more united, we will overcome our problems, said President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday.

“In the past 40 year, people and authorities have stood by each other in hard times and today, if we are more united, we will overcome these problems more easily,” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a meeting of the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution on Tuesday, adding “the victory of the national football team in their first 2018 World Cup match, which coincided with Eid al-Fitr, doubled people’s vitality and happiness.”

Furthermore, Rouhani described sport victories as fostering national pride, solidarity and social vitality and said “sport is a symbol of national solidarity and Iranians showed that they love their country and praise anybody who promotes the name of Iran in international spheres.”

Elsewhere in his remarks, the Iranian president expressed his appreciation to the people for attending the International Quds rallies in large numbers, saying “in addition to clearing their souls, people carried out their religious and cultural duty on Quds Day.”

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