Tehran (IP) - Iran’s Health Minister said that amid the coronavirus pandemic, Iran cured citizens of other neighboring countries free of charge.

Iran PressIran News: Attending a press conference after his meeting with the director of the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO), Ahmed bin Salim Al-Mandhari, Saeed Namaki emphasized that during the last year, Iran had cooperated well with WHO and could manage COVID-19 well despite all the sanctions.

Forming headquarters and supports of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei and other Iranian officials were significant in managing COVID -19 pandemic, Namaki added.

Iran can claim that no patient in any province of the country is deprived of medical services regarding coronavirus diseases, the Health Minister stated.

After supplying the domestic needs of the country, Iran could import medical equipment to other countries as well, Namaki stated.

"As I have stated before, Iran has taken fundamental steps in producing COVID-19 vaccine and in next month it will be a great producer in the region and after meeting the domestic needs Iran will import the vaccine under the supervision of WHO", the Iranian official pointed.

"We ask Ahmed bin Salim Al-Mandhari to help Iran lift barrier in importing secure coronavirus vaccines and also helps Iran reflect its true statistics regarding COVID-19 death tolls and infected ones," he concluded.


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