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Given the unfamiliarity of coronavirus and the long-term nature of COVID-19 disease, long-term planning and change in lifestyle are necessary for combatting the virus, said the President, adding, “In this path, people should trust the Ministry of Health, the country’s specialists and the decisions of the National Task Force for Fighting Coronavirus”.
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations says the Security Council’s vote against a US bid to extend Iran’s arms embargo had a clear message: No to unilateralism.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message referred to his onggoing trip to Beirut to express solidarity with Lebanese people over recent deadly blast, saying Lebanon security is Iran’s security.
The Foreign Ministry spokesman called on the US administration to stop making itself more isolated than this in the United Nations.
An explosion and ensuing fire injured at least four people in a district with many publishers and bookshops in Iran’s capital Tehran, state media reported on Saturday, the latest in a series of blasts and fires, some of which have hit sensitive sites.
The United Arab Emirates has made a “huge mistake” in reaching a deal toward normalising ties with Israel, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday in a speech furiously condemning what he called a betrayal by the Gulf state.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif on Friday denounced an accord between the United Arab Emirates and Israel to normalise ties as “theatre” fabricated by the United States.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held separate phone talks with heads of two Palestinian resistance groups to discuss the latest developments, including UAE’s normalization of ties with the Israeli regime.
The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has condemned a recent deal aimed at normalization of relations between the Israeli regime and the United Arab Emirates, saying it is a betrayal to the Islamic Ummah.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 161 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 19,492.