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Iran says production of USsanctioned medicines on agenda

Karaj, VicePresident for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari said on Tuesday that Iran has put on agenda the indigenous production of the USsanctioned medicines.

Iran has high capacity for producing medicine inside the country, Sattari said at a ceremony held in northern Iranian province of Alborz on unveiling four anticancer and antdiabetic drugs.

Within six months or a year, Iran relying on domestic capability can meet the country's needs to medicines, Sattari said.

In related developments, Iran's first VicePresident Eshaq Jahangiri said on April 29 that Tehran expects the world community to break silence on the US sanctions on medicine imports to Iran. He stressed that the US action is against the Human Rights Law (HRL).

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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