Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has written to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for assistance to fight coronavirus. Iran President said that efforts to fight COVID-19 have been affected by US sanctions.
President Hassan Rouhani stressed in his letter that joint international measures are needed for the fight against the coronovirus.
Iranian President wrote in the letter, ‘‘virus knows no boundary and claims, victims, without political, religious, ethnic and racial considerations”.
Excerpt of the letter by Iran President to world leaders including PM Modi on how US sanctions are impacting fight against #Coronavirus. Says, “in the face of a dangerous global eipidemic, Tehran and Qom are not far from Paris, London and New York” https://t.co/MYtaGjTiHH pic.twitter.com/z5uLcex6FZ— Sidhant Sibal (@sidhant) March 15, 2020
Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said in his tweet, “Viruses recognize no politics or geography. Nor should we”
In letter to counterparts @HassanRouhani informs how efforts to fight #COVID19 pandemic in Iran have been severely hampered by US sanctions, urging them to cease observing them: It is IMMORAL to let a bully kill innocents— Javad Zarif (@JZarif) March 14, 2020
Viruses recognize no politics or geography. Nor should we