Guwahati News Desk: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in a televised address, announced a ban on the import of coronavirus vaccines made in the US and the UK, branding them ‘not trustworthy.’
Khamenei said in his address on Friday:
“I have already said it to government officials, and now announce it publicly. The import of American and British vaccines is prohibited.”
“American and British vaccines are not allowed in the country. The US and Britain are not trustworthy.”
Meanwhile, the Leader praised Iran made Covid-19 vaccine which is now at the human trial stage as a ‘source of pride’ for the country.
He even voiced hope that other vaccine projects will also be developed and improved in the future in the country
Post Khamenei’s address, the import of American Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines has been cancelled by the Iranian Red Crescent Society.