Experts say that based on the sentence, the total amount that could be received for the 60 thousand Iranian chemical warfare veterans would exceed $3 billion.
The chemical weapons used in the Iraq-Iran war afflicted around 100 thousand Iranians, many of whom still under treatment.
Brigadier General Mohammad Bagher Nikkhah said in an interview with Mehr New Agency that the country must not condone the compensation.
He criticized the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for
negligence in taking the matter in hand.