Tehran (IP) - Iranian health minister stated that Iran has hosted about four million Afghan refugees for more than 40 years and has not practiced any discrimination in terms of providing services against refugees.

Iran PressIran News: In a meeting with Filippo Grandi, current United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Monday Dec. 20, 2021, Bahram Eynollahi said: "The issue of health and treatment of the afghan nationals is important to us, and we are providing them with free health services especially during the coronavirus pandemic."

Iran's Health Minister stated: "Before we received help from international organizations, we used our vaccine resources for the refugees and vaccinated all of them for free."

Bahram Eynollahi said: "Omicron widespread from South Africa and has affected rich countries, which indicates that we must act globally to control the pandemic."

Health Minister emphasized: "Iranians and non-Iranians are treated equally to receive medical services during the coronavirus and, around 113 million doses of vaccine have been injected."


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