Coronavirus: Iran cancels annual national nuclear day celebrations

Iranian firefighters disinfect streets and allies in southern Tehran to halt the wild spread of coronavirus on March 11, 2020. (AFP)

Iran will not celebrate its annual national nuclear day because of the coronavirus outbreak, the country's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi told state TV onThursday.

Iran holds an annual celebration of its nuclear program, during which Tehran announces its nuclear achievements.

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