Ceremonies marking the 22nd demise anniversary of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini started at the Imam Khomeini Mausoleum attended by several million Iranian mourners, foreign and domestic personalities in southern Tehran on Saturday.
Imam Khamenei is addressed the mourners at the Imam Khomeini Mausoleum.
"Our stance regarding these public movements is crystal clear. Anywhere there is a popular Islamic and anti-US movement, we support it," Imam Khamenei said on Saturday.
"However, if we see that a movement is provoked by the US or Israel, we will not support that movement. We support movements that are against the US and Israel," Imam Khamenei added.
"Anywhere the US or Israel is involved … to topple a government or occupy a country, that is the point where we are against it," Imam Khamenei reiterated.
Imam Khamenei also praised popular Islamic movements and the wave of Islamic Awakening in the Middle East and North Africa.
Imam Khamenei warned against US plots to hijack the revolutions and said, "The United States does not do anything in the interests of regional nations. Whatever they have done so far has been against regional nations."
Imam Khamenei urged Muslim countries to remain vigilant in the face of the Western plots.
Imam Khamenei said that the US, Israel and their Western allies were plotting to stop victories of revolutions in regional countries but Muslim nations will emerge victorious if they rema
Iranians from different walks of life have gathered at the Imam Khomeini Mausoleum in southern Tehran to mark the sad occasion.
Even 22 years after his departure, Imam's guidelines are still showing the real path to the Iranian nation and government as well as the world oppressed.
Millions of mourners, among whom are foreign guests, have since early morning gathered at the Imam Khomeini Mausoleum to mourn the sad occasion.
The mausoleum ground has been packed by mourners who have gathered at the mausoleum hours before the commemoration ceremonies started.
A large group of foreign and domestic reporters and cameramen are covering the event.
The followers of Imam Khomeini who have come from the four corners of Iran, some on foot, and also from various countries of the world, all are dressed in black.
A huge number of mourners have come to Tehran from the provincial cities by buses and cars and many on foot.