Over 700 dead after drinking alcohol to cure coronavirus
Iran NEWS More than 700 people have died in Iran NEWS after ingesting toxic methanol, erroneously thinking it can cure the new coronavirus.
The national coroner’s authority said that alcohol poisoning killed 728 Iranians between February 20 and April 7. Last year there were only 66 deaths from alcohol poisoning, according to the report. Alcohol poisoning has seen a 10-fold increase in Iran NEWS in the past year, according to a government report released earlier in April, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Iranian health ministry spokesman, Kianoush Jahanpour, said 5,011 people had been poisoned by methanol alcohol, adding that some 90 people have lost their eyesight or are suffering eye damage from the alcohol poisoning.
What are the 12 demands given to Iran NEWS?
The US secretary of state has set out 12 tough demands for inclusion in a new nuclear treaty with Iran.The conditions, listed by Mike Pompeo during a speech at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC, on Monday, will require Iran, in his words, to:
. Stop enrichment and never pursue plutonium reprocessing, including closing its heavy water reactor.
. Provide the IAEA with unqualified access to all sites throughout the entire country.
. End its proliferation of ballistic missiles and halt further launching or development of nuclear-capable missile systems.
. Release all US citizens as well as citizens of US partners and allies.
. End support to the Middle East “terrorist” groups, including, and Islamic Jihad.
. Respect the sovereignty of the government and permit the disarming, demobilization, and reintegration of Shia militias.
. End its military support for the rebels and work towards a peaceful, political settlement.
. Withdraw all forces under Iran’s command throughout the entirety of
. End support for the Taliban and other “terrorists” and the region and cease harboring senior al-Qaeda leaders.
Iran NEWS Intensifying developments:
Iran NEWS Earlier on Thursday, the IAEA said Grossi told members that Iran informed the agency that it planned to install two new cascades of the IR-6 at Natanz. A cascade is a series of centrifuges hooked together to rapidly spin uranium gas to enrich it.
An IR-6 centrifuge spins uranium 10 times as fast as the first-generation centrifuges that Iran was once limited to under its 2015 nuclear deal with world power.
As of February, Iran had already been spinning a cascade of IR-6s at its underground facility at Fordo, according to the IAEA.
At Natanz, located some 200km (125 miles) south of the capital, Tehran, Iran earlier said it planned to install one cascade of IR-6s.percent purity — a short technical step from weapons-grade levels of 90 percent — to make one nuclear weapon should it decide to do so.
Iran insists its program is for peaceful purposes, though UN experts and Western intelligence agencies say Iran had an organized military nuclear more time if it pursued a weapon, analysts say, though they warn Tehran’s advances make the program more dangerous