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Pakistan, Iran to combat jointly


Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

04th Mar, 2020. 11:41 pm
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Pakistan and Iran have agreed to work together against the outbreak of Coronavirus in the region.

According to the details, Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Quraishi and his Iranian counterpart Jawad Zarif had a telephonic conversation today (Wednesday).

In the conversation, both dignitaries reached to an agreement to combat against spread of coronavirus.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi assured Iranian his counterpart that Pakistan extends its full support to Iran to cope with the outbreak of Coronavirus.

He said Pakistan regrets the loss of precious lives in Iran due to the epidemic outbreak.

The foreign minister also expressed gratitude to the Iranian Foreign Minister for highlighting the Indian atrocities against Indian Muslims.

Iran has confirmed today that coronavirus has killed 92 people, up from 77 the day before, while the number of infections rose to 2,922.

A spokesperson for the Health Ministry – Kianoush Jahanpour announced the new figures at a news conference in the capital, Tehran.

It is pertinent to remember that the virus has sickened top leaders within the Islamic Republic’s government. Iran stands alone in how the virus has affected its government, even compared to hard-hit China, the epicenter of the outbreak.

Iran’s former ambassador to Vatican Hadi Khosrowshahi died last week after battling the coronavirus in Iran.

On the other hand, Iran’s vice president also became a victim of coronavirus, the health minister confirmed the news.

Meanwhile, there are at least four confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported and several others are under observation.

Pakistan has announced vacations in schools and several other government departments as a precautionary measure.

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