Nov 28, 2018, 11:11 PM
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Sanctions violating of right of health of Iranian children

Tehran, Nov 28, IRNA -The full-scale economic war through imposing unilateral, illegitimate sanctions and linking sanctions on the relations of all countries with Iran, is violation of the right of health and the right to benefit from the welfare and standards of Iranian children and guest children, Iran's deputy foreign minister said.

'Iraqi, Afghan and Palestinian children have been victims of the American vested interest and the adventure of their puppet governments for many years,' said Gholam Hosein Dehqani on Wednesday at the inauguration of the International Conference on the Rights of the Child with the slogan of 'Justice for Children and Teenagers.'

He pointed out that the UN Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy on the negative impact of unilateral acts ,”The report pointed out the impact of sanctions on the human rights of several, countries including Iran, which reminds us that in 1991 through 1998, between 100,000 and 227,000 Iraqi children have died of sanctions.'


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