Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran’s Supreme Leader recently refused the US offer to help Iran fight coronavirus. Nevertheless, due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the incompetence of the regime in managing the crisis, the number of infected ones rises hourly. Iran’s official numbers put the infections at more than 24,000 by March 24.
In his televised speech to mark the festival of Newroz, Khamenei called the American offer to Iran a “strange thing,” while noting the Americans themselves have shortages and asked which wise man would accept their aid while the Americans themselves are accused of creating the virus. This was a conspiracy theory the regime has pushed over the first weeks of March 2020. He also called the US Iran’s first enemy whose “terrorists leaders are liars and charlatans…”
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