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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the Swiss government to play a more active role against the unlawful and inhumane sanctions that the US has imposed on Iran amid the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has provided details about the death of an Iranian man in Switzerland who had sought asylum and has been laid to rest in the European country.
Iran has warned the United States against any interference with the transfer of fuel by Iranian tankers to Venezuela.
A Swiss senior official has said that the financial channel between Switzerland and Iran has had a flying start as 50 companies have expressed keenness to trade through the so-called humanitarian channel.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the so-called humanitarian channel launched by the Swiss government on 3 December 2019 has been faced with the US sabotage, and Iran is not given the permission to transfer its resources to the channel.
A group of Iranian knowledge-based companies will attend a conference in Geneva to support innovative solutions to smart cities' challenges.
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran says the value of the pharmaceutical and medical products that have been imported over the past 10 months with the financing provided by his organization has been 2,000 times higher than the value of consignments recently delivered via a Swiss channel.
Tehran has criticized the media hype regarding Switzerland’s launch of what it calls a “humanitarian” channel for the import of medicine into Iran in the face of US sanctions, saying the move was helpful but not much worth highlighting as it was fully paid for by the Iranian nation’s money.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the transaction channel launched thanks to the “efforts” made by the Swiss government is by no means a sign of the US good will.
Switzerland’s Ambassador to Iran says 180,000 medical shipments required for organ transplant has arrived in Iran.