Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (photo Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (photo Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Borrel expressed solidarity with the Iran and criticized Washington’s unilateral sanctions which have targeted Iranians’ health.

Borrel called for assistance and cooperation between countries to find effective solutions for the problem.

By introducing a total ban on Iran’s oil exports, the Islamic republic’s chief source of income, the Trump administration is seeking to suffocate the Iranian economy which in effect is depriving Iran of the money to buy medicine and other basic necessities.

By Saturday, March 21, coronavirus has killed 1,556 citizens and infected 20,610 in Iran.