U.S. Medical Sanctions on Iran Threat to World Health

U.S. Medical Sanctions on Iran Threat to World Health IRAN NEWS NATIONAL DESK Medical sanctions by the United States government against the Islamic Republic amount to an “unprecedented threat” to global public health, says a senior Iranian diplomat, urging the international community to react in earnest to Washington’s restrictions amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Friday, Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN office in Geneva Esmaeil Baqaei Hamaneh said imposition of the cruel and illegal sanctions on Iran, which has resulted in the ordinary Iranian people being denied access to medicine and medical equipment and services, clearly exemplifies a crime against humanity