Iran to sue U.S. over medicine sanctions

October 8, 2018 - 22:0

TEHRAN – Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Monday that Iran’s Foreign Ministry will pursue the cases of U.S. medicine sanctions and its obstacles on Iran’s drug imports through international courts. 

Jahangiri made the remarks during a meeting on management of supply of medication and medical equipment affected by sanctions, Mehr reported.

He also said that pharmaceutical companies, especially active knowledge-based ones, play an important role in supplying the pharmaceutical needs of the country.

Some 96 percent of the country’s required drugs is produced domestically and Iran is proud of this, he added.