Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations urged world powers to immediately end unilateral sanctions to save lives.

Iran PressAmerica: Majid Takht Ravanchi wrote in a Twitter message on Friday that "only together and through an inclusive global approach we can defeat the pandemic. 

He used the hashtag "#OnlyTogether" to promote the notion.

The United States has intensified its unilateral sanctions against some countries at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Iran, as a country that has been affected by the coronavirus has been the target of US sanctions stonewalling against the import of medical equipment and medicine as well as undermining the capacity of target countries to counter the disease.