Tehran: Iran has claimed that West`s
sanctions against it has made the country self-sufficient in
the areas of health, treatment and production of medicines.
Iran`s Health Minister Ms Marziyeh Vahid-Dastjerdi
stressed that the sanctions imposed on Iran has had great
achievements for the Iranian nation.
Vahid-Dastjerdi further quoted her Turkish counterpart
as praising Iran`s great medical achievements over the past
three decades after he visited the country`s various medical
and health centers and a number of pharmaceutical factories.
He reiterated that the sanctions against the Islamic
Republic had resulted in great medical achievements for the
Referring to heart, kidney and liver transplants
carried out by skilled Iranian surgeons, she said Ankara has
voiced readiness to cooperate with Iran in that area.