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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 5-9-2020

5 Sep 2020 - 17:42

Iran News Daily
Zarif to Host Swiss Counterpart to Quash Resignation Rumors
Foreign Ministry spokesman Saaed Khatibzadeh in a message said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to host Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland Ignazio Cassis in Tehran on Monday.

President Inaugurates More Projects Despite Sanctions
President Hassan Rouhani has launched some major power and water projects in Kermanshah, Ardabil, and East Azarbaijan provinces in western and north-western Iran.

Tehran Condemns Charlie Hebdo for Insulting Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has strongly condemned the French magazine Charlie Hebdo for republishing cartoons insulting the Prophet of Islam (PBUH).

Dutch Knowledge Can Help Iranian Dairy Chain to Move Forward
The Iranian dairy sector can produce higher quality dairy products in a more sustainable way by using Dutch expertise in the following four areas: milk quality assurance, feed supply including quality assurance, efficient water use and education. The Netherlands has a lot to offer in all these areas.

U.S. Blacklists Companies for Helping Facilitate Iran Exports
The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on 11 foreign companies, accusing them of helping to facilitate Iran’s export of petroleum, petroleum products and petrochemicals in violation of American sanctions.

Iran Continues to Jump National Production Despite Sanctions
Vice President and Head of the Budget and Planning Organization Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said on Thursday that given this year’s naming by Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei as a “jump in production”, we will mutate the national production without considering the sanctions.

Iran Adopting Anti-Terrorism as Its Ultimate Strategy
A senior judiciary official said the fight against terrorism is the definitive strategy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, asserting that the country is seriously seeking to eradicate any types of terrorism.

Iran Not to Let Enemy Impede Country’s Production
Minister of Defense Brigadier-General Amir Hatami said on Thursday that the country will not allow the enemy to impede the production through sanctions and pressures.

Tehran Offers Sympathy to Islamabad Over Flood in Sindh
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has offered sympathy to the Pakistani nation and government over the recent flood in Sindh province.

Iran-Japan Ties Enhanced More Than Ever During Abe’s Tenure
A senior Iranian officialhas praised the promotion of Tehran-Tokyo relations during the tenure of Abe Shinzo as Japan’s prime minister.

Tehran Times
Tehran, Moscow discuss joint production of coronavirus vaccine
Tehran and Moscow have mulled over plans on the joint production of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, Tasnim reported on Friday.

Rouhani inaugurates energy projects worth over $210m in 3 provinces
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated five water and electricity projects worth over $210 million in three provinces during the 18th week of the Energy Ministry’s A-B-Iran program, IRNA reported.

500 hotels under construction across Iran
Over 2,400 tourism-related projects, including the construction of 500 hotels, are currently being implemented across the country with a total estimated cost of 1,370 trillion rials (around $32 billion). This volume of investment indicates that investors recognize the growing  tourism sector as a new economy in the country and have high hopes for it, Cultural Heritage,
Tourism, and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan said on Friday, IRIB reported.

Iran rejects Russian offer to directly negotiate with U.S.
Iran rejected on Friday an offer made by Moscow to facilitate “direct negotiations” between Tehran and Washington amid simmering tensions between the two sides.

China says U.S. illegal attempt against Iran will not succeed
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying has said that the United States’ “illegal” attempt to trigger snapback mechanism and restore UN sanctions against Iran will not succeed.

EU should side with Iran against U.S.: CISS director
Ali Sarwar Naqvi, executive director of the Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS), has said that the European Union
should side with Iran against the United States’ aggressive approach against Iran.

Russia reiterates support for Iran’s full membership in SCO
The Russian president’s special representative for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Bakhtiar Hakimov has
reiterated support for Iran’s full membership to the bloc, ISNA reported on Friday.

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