National Solidarity and Religious Minorities
The Armenians of Iran are the largest group of Christians in Iran, with a population of about 80 to
120.000 individuals. Armenians have founded social clubs starting in Tehran. These clubs or clubs are for national and religious celebrations and for cultural, literary, artistic and social opportunities for Armenians.
As Iranians citizens, the Armenians of Iran have freedom of speech and opinion and along with the right to vote and to be elected can be free in other social, cultural, sporting affairs and so on. Because the constitution provides and affirms equality for all the Iranian people. What is most commendable about religion minorities in Iran is that despite their small population in Iran, they have representatives (five representatives) in the Islamic Consultative Assembly. Accordingly, the Zoroastrians
and the Jews each will have one representative, the Assyrians and Chaldean Christian one representative and the Christians of the North and South of the country each will have one representative. These religious minorities are always present at the presidential election and city council representatives at the ballot box. The existence of
and their participation in various political and social fields have played an important role in fostering national solidarity and unity, thus contributing to the development and better development of the country.