Russia calls on US to lift Iran sanctions ASAP amid coronavirus outbreak

MNA – In his telephone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wed., Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia has requested US to lift Iran sanctions as soon as possible which hampers Iran’s combat against coronavirus epidemic.

The two sides exchanged their views on the outbreak of coronavirus in two countries and world especially Iran’s effort to combat the deadly disease at the current sanctions condition and political developments in Afghanistan as well as international efforts on US unilateral sanctions imposed against different countries.

Lavrov emphasized, “Russia wants US to lift Iran sanctions in the shortest time possible which hampers Iran’s combat against COVID-19.”