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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday,06-02-2016

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US welcomes Saudi offer of deployment to Syria

US welcomed Saudi Arabia’s offer of troop deployment to Syria after a Saudi military spokesman said the kingdom is ready to send ground troops to the Arab country to what he claimed fight Daesh terrorist group.

 

Iran, UK hail progress in ties, say embassies will resume issuing visas

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and British Prime Minister David Cameron held talks on Thursday, during which the two diplomats highlighted the progress in Tehran-London relations, and called for expansion of trade ties.

 

Iran, Japan sign investment pact

Japan and Iran signed a bilateral investment pact on Friday in a bid to give Japanese firms an edge in the global rush for access to the resource-rich nation.

 

UN panel calls for Assange to walk free

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on Britain and Sweden on Friday to let him freely leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London after a UN panel ruled he had been arbitrarily detained and should be awarded compensation.

 

Pope, Russian patriarch to discuss persecution of Christians

The patriarch of Russia’s Orthodox Church will take part in a historic first meeting with the Roman Catholic pontiff on Feb. 12 because of the need for a joint response to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, the Orthodox Church said.

 

Clinton goes on attack against surging Sanders

Hillary Clinton mounted a sharp attack on White House rival Bernie Sanders, accusing her Democratic challenger of waging a smear campaign and warning his promises of revolution “don’t add up”.

 

Iran, Oman launch shipping route

Iran said on Friday a direct shipping route to Oman has been officially launched that is expected to help diversify access to international export markets for the Islamic Republic.

 

Official: Syria crisis must be solved through dialogue

A senior Iranian official ruled out any “military solution” to the crisis in Syria and said all Syrian sides should stick to dialogue to end violence gripping the Arab country.

 

Iran ready for economic cooperation with US: Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reaffirmed that Iran is willing to have trade ties with the entire world, even the United States, after the recent termination of anti-Iran sanctions.

 

Tehran Times

 

Japan signs investment pact with Iran to boost economic ties

Japan and Iran signed a bilateral investment pact Friday in a bid to give Japanese firms an edge in the global rush for access to the resource-rich nation.

 

Fajr’s audience impressed by biopic on Iranian diplomat kidnapped by Israel

Director/writer Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian’s latest movie “Standing in the Dust”, on the life story of Iranian diplomat Ahmad Motevasselian who was kidnapped by the Zionist regime in 1982 in Lebanon, placed third on the Fajr’s audience-choice list on Wednesday.

 

Zarif says Iran ready to help end Syria crisis, urges resumption of talks

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that Iran is ready to help end the conflict in Syria and alleviate the Syrian people’s pains and sufferings.

 

Iran says discussing oil sales to Russia’s Rosneft

Iran has been discussing possible oil sales to top Russian oil producer Rosneft, Russian news agencies quoted a top adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as saying in Moscow on Thursday.

 

Tehran supports Venezuela in efforts to prop up oil prices

Iran supports Venezuela’s efforts to stabilize the oil market and reverse the downward trend in oil price, said Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh after his meeting with Venezuela’s Oil Minister Eulogio Del Pino Diaz.

 

Iran wants euro payment for new and outstanding oil sales: source

Iran wants to recover tens of billions of dollars it is owed by India and other buyers of its oil in euros and is billing new crude sales in euros, too, looking to reduce its dependence on the U.S. dollar following last month’s sanctions relief.

 

Iran says discussing oil sales to Russia’s Rosneft

Iran has been discussing possible oil sales to top Russian oil producer Rosneft, Russian news agencies quoted a top adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as saying in Moscow on Thursday.

 

Zarif calls on U.S. to reassure European banks over trade with Tehran

Iran on Thursday called on the United States to make a clear public pledge that it would not penalize European banks for legitimate trade with the Islamic Republic.

 

President Putin: Iran-Russia ties are ‘strategic’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Iran and Russia enjoy “strategic ties” and welcomed expansion of relations, Mehr reported.

 

Zarif says Iran ready to help end Syria crisis, urges resumption of talks

1 To avoid buying oil from the terrorist groups is the first and most important step in this respect, he suggested. He also said that Iran is ready to help the displaced Syrian people and refugees.

 

Breaking Nabl and al-Zahra siege makes terrorists quit Geneva talks: diplomat

The Iranian deputy foreign minister for African and Arab affairs has hailed the break of the siege of Syria’s Nabl and al-Zahra.

 

Army chief: Iran to enhance missile capabilities despite resolutions

Commander of Iran’s Army Major General Ataollah Salehi says the country will enhance its missile capabilities despite U.S.-led efforts to curb them.