Jul 11, 2020 12:15 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Aug 01, 2020 21:48 Asia/Tehran]

Tehran (IP) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated that closing businesses in the long run due to the Coronavirus is not possible.

Iran PressIran News: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated during the meeting of the National Task Force for Fighting Coronavirus that if people think that the situation is normal and that the virus is no longer dangerous, we will face problems. Also, it is wrong to create anxiety and fear in people in such a way that social, emergency, service, and economic activities are stopped.

President Rouhani added: "We've been dealing with Corona for five months, and we may be facing it for another five months. We must observe health protocols. Everyone must work and act within the framework of legal activities. Everyone should follow the protocols and observe hygiene principles."

According to Rouhani, closing businesses in the long term is not possible and no government can shut down its economic activities in the long run. 

President Rouhani also added that gatherings are unacceptable in today's conditions and now is not the time to hold seminars and festivals. The openings must be in accordance with all the instructions of the Ministry of Health.

"We are one of the countries that are working for the vaccine and medicine of the coronavirus," added Rouhani. 207/219

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