Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi who was speaking at a meeting with the Basij commander Mohammad Reza Naqdi on Thursday said that women’s disregard for the Islamic dressing code is aggravated by Western interference.
"There is the hand of global arrogance behind all cultural and ethical anomalies. The enemies of Islam have made plans to Westernize Islamic societies,” the ayatollah said.
He added "Virtually all households that have unchecked access to satellite channels are somehow afflicted with corruption and other problems. That is why the evils of satellite channels have to be explained to people.”
"Islam enjoys a rich, comprehensive culture. If we plan things well, much can be done,” he further said.