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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has sent a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to mention the threats posed by the US government’s illegal measures, such as its unilateral withdrawal from the JCPOA and its sanctions against Iran, a spokesman said.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani issued an order to boost the production of homegrown test kits for the diagnosis of the novel coronavirus in order to pave the way for their export.
The Advisor to the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on foreign affairs issued a message addressed to the people and government of Iraq to congratulate them over the new cabinet of the country headed by Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazemi.
Oman has sent its first cargo of medical equipment and supplies to Iran as the country continues to battle against the COVID-19 crisis, a report said.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Saturday that Humanity defeats coronavirus and the US economic terrorism.
Iran’s main stock index broke through the 1 million point mark for the first time on Saturday, state media reported, amid warnings that the market is overheating.
The head of Iran’s Health Ministry’s Public Relations Office said on Saturday that 48 people lost their lives to COVID-19 making the total death toll of Iran to the virus 6,589 people.
The Iranian foreign minister has stressed the importance of international cooperation on the response to the coronavirus pandemic, thanking Indian Parsis for sending aid to Iran, and saying that Tehran has sent 40,000 COVID-19 test kits to several countries.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell discussed a range of issues in a telephone conversation on Friday.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations said the US government’s unilateral policies and addiction to inhumane sanctions against other nations have undermined the credibility of the UN and the rule of law.