The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has called for any sanctions imposed on countries like Iran facing the new coronavirus pandemic to be "urgently re-evaluated" to avoid pushing strained medical systems into collapse.
Iraq's prominent Shia cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani called on security forces to protect peaceful demonstrators in protest squares across the country, and reveal the identities of aggressors and infiltrators.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed the need for regional cooperation for Persian Gulf peace and stability, urging regional states to join Hormuz Peace Initiative floated by President Rouhani.
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Wednesday that the US sanctions should not be extended because they have an adverse impact on countries benefiting from Iranian oil.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani extended condolences over death of Iranian people in the flash floods and urged officials to double their efforts to decrease problems of the flood-stricken areas and people.