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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 23-10-2017

Iran Daily

 

Iran-China trade up 24%
Latest market figures show that trade between Iran and China increased by almost a quarter over the past eight months.

EU Parliament chief ‘fears’ spread of small nations as Italy regions vote
European Parliament chief, Antonio Tajani, said Europe should “fear” the spread of small nations as Spain struggled Sunday with the Catalonia crisis and the Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto voted in referenda on greater autonomy.

Spain denies ‘coup’ against Catalonia
Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis denied that the central government’s move to reassert control over Catalonia amounts to a “coup”.

US-led coalition wiped Raqqa off face of earth
Russia accused the US-led coalition in Syria on Sunday of wiping the city of Raqqa “off the face of the earth” with carpet bombing in the same way the United States and Britain had bombed Germany’s Dresden in 1945.

PM Abe sweeps to victory in Japan election
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a resounding victory in a snap election Sunday, winning a mandate to re-energize the world’s number-three economy.

Iran condemns attack on consulate in Erbil
Iran’s Consulate General in Erbil, the capital of the Iraqi Kurdistan region, condemned a recent act of aggression against the consulate and said the incident was politically motivated.

Russia: IAEA not authorized to inspect Iran’s military facilities
Russia says that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is not authorized to carry out inspections on Iranian military facilities.

Deputy FM: World supporting JCPOA
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), signed between Iran and P5+1 in July 2015, enjoys global support, said the Iranian deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs.

Iranian jurists urge UN action on crackdown on Rohingya
A number of Iranian jurists and lawyers called on the United Nations secretary general to push for an end to the ongoing military crackdown and ethnic violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

Turkey bank regulator dismisses ‘rumors’ after Iran sanctions report
Turkey’s banking regulator urged the public on Saturday to ignore rumors about financial institutions, in an apparent dismissal of a report that some Turkish banks face billions of dollars of US fines over alleged violations of Iran sanctions.

 

Tehran Times

 

Russia not to take part in any talks to amend nuclear deal
Russia has said it is confident that Iran is fulfilling all its obligations under a multilateral agreement on its nuclear program and will not take part in any talks on amending the deal.

Iran’s missile development completely legal: Minnesota professor
Prof. William O. Beeman, head of the anthropology department at the State University of Minnesota, is of the view that Iran’s ballistic missile development is completely legal.

U.S. completely destroyed Raqqa like they did with Dresden: Kremlin
Russia says the United States has wiped the Syrian city of Raqqah “off the face of the earth” with carpet bombing in the same way the United States and Britain bombed Germany’s Dresden in 1945.

Nuclear deal enjoys intl. support, Iran says
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said that the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, enjoys international support.

Tillerson pushes Saudi Arabia on united front against Iran
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday promoted a Trump administration goal of uniting Saudi Arabia and Iraq in common cause to counter Iran’s growing influence in the Middle East, the Washington Post reported.

Iran’s National Orchestra performs “Neynava”
Iran’s National Orchestra performed the memorable epic composition “Neynava” during a concert under the baton of young guest conductor Mehdi Vejdani at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on October 21, 2017.

Leader: Ayatollah Mustafa Khomeini was outstanding in knowledge and courage
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that Ayatollah Seyyed Mustafa Khomeini was unique for his scholarly talents, courage, and manner of resistance.

Iranian jurists urge UN action on Rohingya sufferings
A number of Iranian jurists and lawyers called on the United Nations secretary general to push for an end to the ongoing military crackdown and ethnic violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.