Foreign Policy
Fri Mar 06, 2020 4:57
Iran, Kuwait after Strengthening Joint Campaign against COVID-19
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif and his Kuwaiti counterpart Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, in a telephone conversation on Friday, voiced their respective governments’ resolution to bolster joint efforts against the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

During the talk with Zarif, al-Sabah announced his country's readiness to cooperate with Iran and send humanitarian aid to fight against the spread of the deadly virus.

Appreciating Kuwait's proposal and declaring readiness to send aid to Iran, Zarif called for regional and global cooperation in the fight against coronavirus.

He also announced Iran’s readiness for any cooperation and exchange of experiences to eradicate this novel virus.

Last Friday, the Iranian Embassy in Georgia lashed out at some neighboring countries which are playing a blame game against Tehran for the spread of coronavirus in the region, reminding that hiding figures on infections will worsen the problem rather than solving it.

Iran appreciates all countries and international bodies which have helped confront coronavirus and considers international community's cooperation as key to control, contain and uproot the epidemic, Iranian Embassy in Tbilisi said in a statement.

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus in some of the Iranian cities, effective and special measures have been taken in line with WHO instructions to fight and control coronavirus, the statement read.

 

 

 

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