Iraj Harirchi, regime’s deputy Health Minister: Many of the tweets criticizing the domestic Coronavirus vaccines are of Albanian origin (Home to the Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK, Iran’s principal opposition movement). (Tasnim news agency, June 9, 2021)
- Mehr Alizadeh, a Candidate of the regime’s sham presidential election: If the government had imported COVID-19 vaccines on time, it would have triggered the private sector, and the situation would not be as such today. (State-run media, Donya-e-Eqtesad daily, June 9, 2021)
- Ghazizadeh Hashemi, a Candidate of the regime’s sham presidential election: The Coronavirus death toll is unjustifiable. A dear person told me, “I could get 18 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines; however, the government did not cooperate. Eighteen million doses mean an 80% reduction in mortality in the country. (State TV, June 8, 2021)
- Guilan University of Medical Sciences: Out-of-schedule vaccination resulted in the termination of vaccination for the announced groups, resulting in objections by those who had their turn. (Mehr news agency, June 9, 2021)
- Tehran University of Medical Sciences: We had the highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations during the fourth outbreak. This outbreak has not yet reached its lowest point, and its end cannot be predicted. (Mehr, June 9, 2021)
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on June 9, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities had exceeded 308,600. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 72,306, Isfahan 20,670, Khuzestan 19,314, Khorasan Razavi 18,745, East Azerbaijan 12,678, Lorestan 12,305, West Azerbaijan 11,643, Fars 10,292, Alborz 8,783, Kermanshah 6,008, Semnan 5,225, Khorasan North 4,418, Hormozgan 4,010, Qazvin 3,569, Zanjan 3,380, and South Khorasan 2,846.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
June 9, 2021