Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Serbian counterpart Ivica Dačić had a telephone conversation on Friday.
Iran’s top officer says the Iranian Armed Forces will clear all cities within 24 hours to contain the spread of coronavirus that has killed more than 500 people.
Iran’s Health Ministry has confirmed 1,289 new cases of Coronavirus infections, including 85 new deaths.
A senior Iranian official says that, the drugs developed by Iranian researchers to treat the COVID-19 are being tested and the results will be publically announced in two weeks, if they are given the required approvals.
Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, has been infected with the novel coronavirus, a media report says.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has cited clues to a possible “biological attack” on Iran in the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, ordering the Armed Forces to set up a “health and medical base” to organize the efforts to prevent the spread of the disease.
In a letter to the UN chief, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has denounced the US’ sanctions as a major obstacle to the Islamic Republic’s fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic, urging that such unilateral and illegal sanctions should end.
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has ordered the Ministry of Labour to allocate government handouts to the unemployed and those without a fixed income amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that has affected many economic sectors.
Iran’s Health Ministry has confirmed 1,075 new cases of coronavirus infections, including 75 new deaths, during the past 24 hours.
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Iran has forced the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism to abort the nationwide Nowruz celebrations and enforce the closure of all museums as well as the cultural and historic sites in the new year’s holidays across the country.