The spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has rejected the stances adopted by France and the UK on the launch of Iranian homegrown Noor satellite as a result of double standards and accepting the US bullying policies.
A senior Iranian official says the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic requires a concerted global effort.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says in a situation that many countries are grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, all states need to work together to combat the disease, especially in the scientific and medical fields.
President Hassan Rouhani says Iran expects European countries, especially Italy, to take action against the US inhumane measures and its violation of international rules in the current difficult circumstances.
Iran's Foreign Ministry says it is in contact with other countries, including Italy, to make arrangements to help Iranian nationals abroad return to their country amid travel restrictions imposed following the coronavirus outbreak.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held separate meetings with the new ambassadors of four countries and the outgoing ambassador of Iraq in Tehran.
Iran has expressed deep regret over Hungary’s decision to expel 17 Iranian university students on unjustifiable charges that they had violated coronavirus health protocols.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reminded his French counterpart that defeating the novel coronavirus requires mutual cooperation and joint action, calling for efforts to share experiences in containing the contagious disease.
An Iranian official says the EU’s financial mechanism to facilitate trade with Iran known as INSTEX is not meeting the country's needs to confront the Coronavirus.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran says Tehran has launched efforts to bring tens of Iranian students back from Italy, whose cities of residence have mostly been declared a red zone and put under lockdown amid the outbreak of coronavirus.