Mar 25, 2020 21:18 Asia/Tehran [Updated: May 18, 2020 21:52 Asia/Tehran]
  • World Newspapers: Sanctions will worsen toll in Iran

The American sanctions have had an impact on the Iranian economy, while Iran needs financial and medical resources — from food and medicine to cash transfers — to carry out an effective nationwide quarantine and other measures to curb the outbreak. Britain, China and Russia, among others, have called on the United States to ease sanctions so that Iran can respond more effectively, but the Trump administration has displayed no signs of heeding such pleas. 101/214