Iran's Zarif Says Defying US Sanctions 'Moral Imperative' Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
Faizan Hashmi 1 day ago Fri 27th March 2020 | 12:30 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 27th March, 2020) Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Thursday urged to stop observing the US sanctions against Iran as the world facing the COVID-19 pandemic, describing its as a moral duty.
Does the US want a 'forever pandemic'? Moral imperative to stop observing the bully's sanctions," Zarif wrote on Twitter, posting a headline from the Wall Street Journal newspaper about US President Donald Trump requesting medical supplies to fight COVID-19.
On Monday, several US congressmen signed a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin asking to suspend the sanctions against Iran, which is one of the most COVID-19 afflicted countries, with 29,406 confirmed cases and 2,234 fatalities.