Tehran (IP) - Iran's Minister of Culture says that he does not care about his being boycotted by the West.

Iran PressIran news: On the sidelines of the cabinet session on Wednesday, Mohammad Mahdi Esmaili told reporters: "My being boycotted is not an important issue and you should not engage yourself in the issue either."

The Council of Foreign Ministers of the European Union adopted the fifth package of sanctions against Iran on February 20, in continuation of supporting the recent unrest in Iran.

In the new package, two entities along with 32 Iranian authorities have been sanctioned including the Minister of Culture, Minister of Education, and a number of MPs.


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