Rouhani noted that from Nov 21 some new corona-related restrictions will be implemented so as to control the spreading of coronavirus throughout the country.
The US and European countries’ potential economic decline as a result of the coronavirus crisis has laid the seeds for a shift of global tectonic plates to China, the director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reminded Washington that American forces “have no business 7,000 miles away from home” and are provoking Iranian sailors in the Persian Gulf.
Iran’s First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri assured people that the country is not going to face any shortage of basic commodities in the current Iranian year (started March 20), particularly amid the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson said the exercise of unilateralism by certain countries amid the coronavirus crisis could impede the collective global fight against the viral infection.
The Central Bank of Iran has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for $5 billion emergency funding to fight a coronavirus pandemic as the number of infections keeps growing in the country.
In separated phone conversations, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed anti-corona collaboration with his Austrian and Pakistani counterparts.