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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 08-04-2014

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Iran, P5+1 to draft final deal soon

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the ongoing talks between Iran and the P5+1 group will lead to drafting the final agreement in the next Iranian month of Ordibehesht (starting April 21).

 

Iran to boost crude output despite bans

Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the Islamic Republic is poised to increase crude oil production, despite the US-led sanctions against the country’s energy sector.

 

Minister: No evidence border guard killed

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli said on Monday there is no “conclusive evidence” to prove that an abducted Iranian border guard has been slain by the Jaish al-Adl terrorist group.

 

Assad: ‘Active phase’ of Syria war will end in 2014

A former Russian prime minister who recently met Bashar al-Assad said the Syrian president told him that much of the fighting in the country’s war against militants would be over by the end of the year.

 

India kicks off world’s biggest election

The first Indians cast their votes in the world’s biggest election on Monday with Hindu nationalist opposition candidate Narendra Modi seen holding a strong lead on promises of economic revival and jobs but likely to fall short of a majority.

 

Protesters in eastern Ukraine declare separatist republic

Pro-Moscow protesters occupying a government building in eastern Ukraine declared the creation of a separatist republic on Monday, in a move Kiev described as part of a plan to justify a Russian invasion to dismember the country.

 

Iran firm against terrorism

President Hassan Rouhani has underlined Tehran’s strong stance against the evil phenomena of extremism and terrorism.

 

Iran, Oman hold naval drill

Iran and Oman held the fourth joint naval rescue and relief drill in the Sea of Oman on Monday.

Tehran will support future Afghan government

Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour said Iran will support any government elected in Afghanistan’s third presidential elections.

 

 

Tehran Times

 

Leader outlines healthcare policies

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has outlined the general policies of a program to improve the country’s healthcare system.

 

World’s biggest election kicks off in India

The first Indians cast their votes in the world’s biggest election on Monday with Hindu nationalist opposition candidate Narendra Modi seen holding a strong lead on promises of economic revival and jobs but likely to fall short of a majority.

 

Hezbollah behind Israeli patrol bombing: Nasrallah

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah confirmed in an interview published Monday that the group was behind a blast that targeted Israeli occupation forces on Lebanon’s southeastern border last month.

 

IRGC arrests terrorist group in Khuzestan

Members of a terrorist and sabotage group have been identified and arrested by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps in the southern Iranian province of Khuzestan, the IRGC public relations department announced in a press release on Monday.

Activists in Donetsk proclaim independence from Ukraine

Protesters occupying a government building in eastern Ukraine declared the creation of a separatist republic on Monday, in a move Kiev described as part of a plan to justify a Russian invasion to dismember the country.

 

Russia not upbeat about Iran nuclear talks

Moscow has no special expectations for the next round of nuclear talks between Iran and the six major powers, the Itar-Tass news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign
Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Monday, Reuters reported.

Iran summons Greek ambassador over European Parliament resolution

On Sunday, the Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned the Greek Ambassador Nikolas Garilidis over the adoption of a European Parliament’s resolution in which it accused Iran of human rights violations.

 

IRGC speedboats equipped with cruise missiles

The speedboats of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Naval Force have been equipped with Qader cruise missiles, the deputy commander of the IRGC Naval Force said in an interview with the Fars News Agency published on Monday.