Shehbaz asks US to lift sanctions against Iran

By: News Desk
Published: 11:36 AM, 21 Mar, 2020
Shehbaz asks US to lift sanctions against Iran
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Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif, expressing his concerns over the coronavirus pandemic situation in Iran, demanded immediate lifting of the US sanctions against Tehran.

In a series of tweets, Shehbaz said he had received a letter from the Iranian ambassador to Pakistan in which the serious obstacles Iran faced in combating COVID-19 were detailed.

Shehbaz said the US sanctions were adding to the miseries of the Iranian people. The world must realise that “unless the last person is cured, no one and I repeat NO ONE would be safe,” he added.

He said it is about time the world community put interests of humanity first and assisted Iran in mitigating the common COVID-19 challenge.