In a speech to the International Conference on Iran and its Neighbors on Tuesday, Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi, the main military adviser to the leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, said the current century will see the Muslim world as a new pole of power. of a cultural, civilizational, economic and demographic nature which would oppose great resistance to the Western and Eastern powers.
The geopolitics of resistance means “to change the social, cultural (religious), economic and military structures and processes of the Islamic Ummah (community) in order to gain freedom and independence and to form the power of the competing Islamic world. with the dominant powers of the West and East at various national, regional and global levels, ”said Rahim Safavi, Press TV reported.
“The standard bearers of this new geopolitics are the forces of the Islamic Revolution, the Islamic Awakening movements and the Resistance Front led by the leader of the Islamic Revolution and the late founder of the Islamic Republic (Imam Khomeini)”, he added.
Rahim Safavi also noted that after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, resistance focused on the question of Palestine and the aggression and occupation of the Zionist regime, followed by the fight against corrupt and oppressive governments. in Islamic countries.
He also highlighted Iran’s role in presenting and institutionalizing the concept of resistance after the war imposed by former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein on Iran in the 1980s.
The commander further cited the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah, Palestinian resistance groups, Iraq and Syria as members of a new resistance bloc, saying: “With the birth of the Ansarullah movement in Yemen, this bloc or axis has another official member today.
“In fact, what made the United States angry with the Islamic Republic was the process of power generation in Iranian regional politics. This power was created in the first layer in West Asia with the wise and courageous leadership of the leader of the Islamic revolution and the role of the Quds Force on the battlefield under the command of the martyr general, Qassem Soleimani, ”he said. -he declares.
“Along with the advent of the new arrangement or order led by the Islamic Republic of West Asia, based on the common goal of countering American hegemony, the countries of Latin America, including Venezuela, Cuba and Peru, have also strengthened their ties with the resistance front, ”the general said.