A senior Iranian military official says If American forces make the slightest encroachment on Iran’s territorial waters, they will be slapped in the face harder than before.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has highlighted the country’s success in dealing with the novel coronavirus outbreak, saying the Islamic Republic has begun to export the health supplies necessary for the fight against COVID-19 after meeting the domestic demand.
The Iranian president has praised the successful launch into orbit of the country’s first defence satellite as an invaluable national achievement.
A senior Iranian official says the coronavirus pandemic will reach its peak in autumn when the influenza virus infection will also reach its zenith after 11 years.
The spokesperson for Iran’s administration has reminded the US government that the international institutions are not its private properties and Washington has no right to veto the International Monetary Fund’s plans for giving Iran a loan.
The spokesman for the Iranian administration Ali Rabiei has warned that a long-term shutdown of businesses amid the outbreak of coronavirus and the government’s non-intervention in the labor market policies could result in the unemployment of more than 4 million people in the country.
The Vatican has called on the White House to heed Iran’s concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
Iran says neither the United States, nor any other country in the world, has the power to veto the loan requests of International Monetary Fund (IMF) member states.
In controversial remarks, Iran’s health ministry spokesman has criticized China for its inaccurate reports regarding the coronavirus, saying the initial reports made other countries underestimate the severity of the disease.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani has slammed the US sanctions on health and medical goods, saying sanctions on health items are an illegal and inhumane act and a symbol of Donald Trump's open enmity with the Iranian people.