Larijani wishes merry Christmas to Assyrians

December 27, 2017

TEHRAN – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Tuesday wished merry Christmas and New Year to the Iranian Assyrians, a Christian minority living in Iran.

In a message that was read in Mother Marry Church in Urmia, Larijani said, “Undoubtedly, Jesus Christ’s teachings will be effective in expanding friendship, love and affection around the world,” IRNA reported.

He wished all Christians, especially Iranian Assyrians, peace and prosperity.

Ceremonies were held on Monday, December 25, in Mother Marry Church (St. Mary Cathedral) in Urmia to celebrate the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ (PBUH).

MH/PA

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