Iran’s Health Minister Saeid Namaki said the unilateral sanctions imposed on the country have targeted medicine and medical equipment needed by the nation, particularly at the time of the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
As Iran surpasses half a million cases and more than 29,000 deaths as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, the US administration is adding new sanctions on a country that was already struggling to buy essential medicines.
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A senior official at Iran’s Judiciary said the body is to prosecute 46 American natural and legal persons involved in the imposition of unjust sanctions on the Islamic Republic, which among other things, have prevented the country from importing medications necessary to treat patients with serious diseases.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used a videoconference call on Thursday to supervise the launch of three new biotechnology drug production plants, some of them key to the country’s efforts to reach self-sufficiency in the pharmaceutical sector.
The head of Iran’s Plan and Budget Organization said that the country is facing bans harsher than oil-for-food sanctions as it is being prohibited from trading its oil in exchange for food or medicine.
The head of Iran’s Food and Drug Administration (IFDA), Mohammad-Reza Shanehsaz, said preventing the transportation of medicine and health equipment has been one of the main purposes of sanctions imposed on Iran.
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The Director-General of Bazargan Customs said that six consignments of medicines, including Noradrenaline ampoule and Linezolid injection serum have recently arrived in the country from Spain, Iran Press reported.