Feb 25, 2020 11:38 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Apr 01, 2020 22:16 Asia/Tehran]
  • Shamkhani: Prevarication, rumor on Coronavirus disturb national security
    Shamkhani: Prevarication, rumor on Coronavirus disturb national security

Tehran (IP) - The Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) said both prevaricating and rumoring news about Coronavirus disturb national security and ruins social capital.

Iran PressIran news: Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani wrote on his Twitter account on Tuesday that he called on the Prosecutor-General to verify the news on Coronavirus-affected and casualties in Qom province, south to Tehran, and announce the result to the people.

The request was after that yesterday, the representative of Qom people in parliament (Majlis), Ahmad Amirabadi Farahani,

Accused Iran's government and Health Ministry of not being transparent about the outbreak and claimed that about 50 people have been killed due to the virus in Qom alone.

This is while, Iranian government spokesman and a deputy for Health Ministry Iraj Harirchi in a joint press conference on Monday dismissed the claim. 104/207

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