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Iran to overcome coronavirus crisis ASAP, President Rouhani says

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, March 4, IRNA -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said that Iran will handle the coronavirus crisis at the earliest.

Addressing the cabinet session in the capital city of Tehran, Rouhani added that Iran will resolve the crisis with the help of its healthcare professionals.

He went on to say that the country will solve the problem with reliance on firm determination and cooperation of its people as soon as possible.

He also expressed the hope that the problem to be removed leaving least damage.

President Rouhani also complained over the malevolent states who are taking advantage of coronavirus outbreak, adding that they seek to get peace as well as trust from Iranians.

The states disseminate false opinions and fake news; he said underlining from the onset of the disease the Ministry of Health was told to make all statistics and information available to the public.

Those who imposed sanctions on pharmaceutical drugs and foods took the most vicious action against the Iranian nation in the past two years, he underscored.

They appeared in the guise of sympathizing with Iranians, he said reiterating lift the imposed sanctions if you truly care about Iran.

Rouhani called on the states to apologize to the Iranians over their previous mistakes, pointing out that Iran's nation is quite aware that you are not telling the truth.

He thanked the counties that have contributed to deal with the coronavirus.

Reportedly the total number of Iranians with coronavirus infection has reached 2,922 and some 92 people have died and 552 others have recovered so far.


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