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World Should Get Ready for Crisis of Century: Iran’s Envoy

As of Saturday evening, there were 12,729 confirmed cases of the virus in Iran; 2959 have recovered while the number of deaths was 611

DESPARDES — Iran’s ambassador to France wrote in his Twitter account on Saturday that the world should get ready for the crisis of the century, reports IRNA.

Bahram Qasemi tweeted that if coronavirus is supposed to make a difference in the world, which it will, it will be solidarity and cooperation against threats that know no borders.

Qasemi wrote Albert Camus’s La Peste (the Plague) has been surfaced due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Meanwhile, President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday emphasized the need for lifting US “cruel” sanctions against other nations amid coronavirus pandemic.

As of Saturday evening, there were 12,729 confirmed cases of the virus in Iran; 2959 have recovered while the number of deaths was 611.

Rouhani in a letter to a number of world leaders on Saturday said fighting the novel coronavirus requires coordinated international measures, stressing that no country can manage this huge and dangerous crisis alone, according to the president’s official website.