MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Thursday urged to stop observing the US sanctions against Iran as the world facing the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, describing its as a moral duty.

Earlier in the day, Washington added five organizations as well as 15 people to is sanctions lists, including organizations allegedly tied to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

On Monday, several US congressmen signed a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin asking to suspend the sanctions against Iran, which is one of the most COVID-19 afflicted countries, with 29,406 confirmed cases and 2,234 fatalities.

Sourse: sputniknews.com

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