China rejected the allegations, blaming Indian soldiers for provoking the conflict, which took place at the freezing height of 14,000 feet. The two armies are talking among themselves about this soldier. After China urged India to help in the search, India later notified China that a missing person from China had been found and would be returned to China after a medical exam.
The pandemic came on top of months of escalating tensions between Tehran and Washington, after U.S. President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from a 2015 treaty on Iran's nuclear programme and reimposed suffocating sanctions. Iranian officials have repeatedly said that USA sanctions on the country undermine any efforts to purchase foreign-made vaccines and launch mass vaccination campaigns.
Iran remains the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East. He further gave an assurance that the administration has been doing its utmost to produce the coronavirus vaccine inside the country and purchase the reliable vaccines from overseas.
Nishimura said he agrees with the governors that the situation in their regions is extremely serious. Japan has declared a one-month state of emergency for Tokyo and three nearby prefectures, following a dramatic rise in coronavirus cases.
Instead, he said his plans to bolster the country's nuclear "war deterrent" was meant to gain leverage in dealing with Washington and its allies in order to "drive diplomacy in the right direction and guarantee its success" in achieving "peace" on the Korean Peninsula.
China has placed 11 million people in the northern city of Shijiazhuang under lockdown after more than 100 new Covid cases were confirmed there. Shijiazhuang is about three hours drive south of Beijing, which has also seen a flare-up in cases in recent weeks.