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Time has come for American people to halt this dark chapter in American history
Saturday, March 21, 2020

Any hostile actor seeking to undermine Iran’s health system and restricting the needed financial resources to tackle the crisis, will undermine the fight against the pandemic all over the world. Time has come for American people to halt this dark chapter in American history. Sanctions and pressure have never been successful and will never be so in future.

Zarif urges IMF to allow Iran access to its RFI share for battling coronavirus
Friday, March 13, 2020

Iranian FM Zarif on Thu. called on the Managing Director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva to adhere to Fund's mandate and allow Iran access to its share of IMF's available Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI).

US' illegal sanctions 'drain' Iran's resources in anti-coronavirus fight
Sunday, March 8, 2020

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed out at US President Donald Trump for tightening "illegal" sanctions against Iran, saying such a move is aimed at draining the Islamic Republic's resources required in the fight against the novel coronavirus.

Iran’s reaction to US offer of help with coronavirus fight
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has denounced the US government’s expression of readiness for assisting Iran in the fight against the novel coronavirus as a ridiculous and hypocritical move and part of a political and psychological game.

Iran's Zarif: After 19 years of humiliation in Afghanistan, U.S. surrenders
Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in his Twitter account on Sunday, wrote that the U.S. has lost the war in Afghanistan but tries to blame others for his defeat.

US sanctions like coronavirus; panic more than reality: Rouhani
Monday, February 24, 2020

Stating that the US sanctions are like coronavirus, which the panic it makes is more than what it really is, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said, "The European Union is expected to stand up to US’ illegal actions.”

Newly established payment channel: proof of US sanctions on food and medicine
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

In a tweet, the Spokesperson of the Iranian Foreign Ministry Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said the newly established humanitarian channel for the delivery of foodstuff and medicine to Iran is by itself a proof of the US sanctions imposed on imports of food and medicine to Iran.

Supreme Leader: Deal of Century will never materialize
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said in a message thaat the US evil policy against Palestine and the so-called 'Deal of Century' will never materialize.

Zarif: Trump’s dream about bilateral meeting is ‘wishful thinking’
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that U.S. President Donald Trump’s dreaming about bilateral meeting to reach a “Trump deal” is “wishful thinking”.

President's Statement on Crash of Ukrainian Plane
Sunday, January 12, 2020

The Iranian president has issued a statement following an announcement by the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces admitting Iran unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Tehran early Wednesday.