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Health Minister Complains of COVID Politics

The Minister for Health, Dr Saeed Namaki, criticised candidates for their COVID management platforms, saying that by doing so, they were turning an issue that affected the peoples’ well-being into a factional political matter. Namaki spoke of the victims of four waves of the pandemic that has hit Iran, adding that “I am the Minister of Health of all the people of this land: Shia, Sunni, Jewish, Christian, Zoroastrian, atheist, Principalist, Reformist, factionless and even a prisoner sentenced to death – people must accept that the Minister of Health is not political”.

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