Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday urged the President of United States Donald Trump to lift sanctions on Iran on humanitarian grounds, as the country was worst hit by the recent wave of deadly Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic.
According to the details, The prime minister posted on his twitter, “I want to appeal to President Trump on humanitarian grounds to lift the sanctions against Iran till the COVID19 pandemic is over.”
I want to appeal to President Trump on humanitarian grounds to lift the sanctions against Iran till the COVID19 pandemic is over. The people of Iran are facing untold suffering as sanctions are crippling Iran's efforts to fight COVID19. Humanity must unite to fight this pandemic
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) March 22, 2020
He further said the people of Iran were facing untold sufferings as sanctions were crippling Iran’s efforts to fight COVID19.
“Humanity must unite to fight this pandemic,” he added.
Iran is among the worst affected Coronavirus countries in the world with over 1,000 reported human casualties. The country had already been facing crippling US sanctions after President Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.
Earlier today, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday urged nation for self isolation in order to curb the spread of deadly coronavirus outbreak.
“Let me first tell you what a complete lockdown is. It mean imposing a curfew and locking people in their homes,” said Prime Minister Imran Khan in an address to nation.
He said that if Pakistan’s conditions were the same was as other countries like Italy, he would have imposed a lockdown.
Imran Khan said “Panic is more of a danger than the coronavirus,” adding that the nation should “fully trust” him.
He said that along with his team, he was fully focussed on the matter.