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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday,15-03-2016

Iran Daily

 

Iran, Vietnam seeking $2bn trade exchange

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran and Hanoi decided to boost the volume of their trade exchange nearly six-fold to $2bn in five years’ time.

 

Merkel says elections a blow but will stick to migrant policy

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday her conservatives’ poor showing in German state votes on Sunday marked a difficult day for the party, but she vowed to keep pushing for a Europe-wide solution to the migrant crisis that dominated the elections.

 

Turkish warplanes strike northern Iraq after deadly terrorist attack

Turkish warplanes struck against Kurdish militant camps in northern Iraq on Monday after 37 people were killed in an Ankara car bombing that security officials said involved a female member of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

 

FM defends ballistic missile test

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday defended his country’s right to use ballistic missiles following a test last week, as Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key also rejected that the missile tests breached Iran’s nuclear agreement, saying New Zealand sees this deal as providing a real opportunity to rebuild trust in the region.

 

UN envoy for Syria: No ‘Plan B’ but war

Syria faces a moment of truth, UN mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Monday as he opened the first of three rounds of peace talks envisaged to negotiate a “clear roadmap” for a future Syria.

 

Russia opposes any sanctions on Iran over missile tests

Russia opposes the imposition of any new sanctions on Iran over its recent ballistic missile tests, saying the missile launches did not violate UN resolutions.

 

EU’s Mogherini to visit Iran in April

EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini said Monday she will go to Iran next month to build on Iran’s nuclear deal with the world powers.

 

Kremlin: Russia-Iran cooperation raises level of relations

Cooperation between Russia and Iran on the Syrian settlement has brought relations between the two countries to a new level, Russian president’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.

 

Tehran Times

 

Missile tests not against UN resolution: Zarif

Iran should not face new sanctions for its recent ballistic missile tests, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says.

 

Iran has right to increase oil output, Russia says

Russia understands and accepts Iranian demands to allow Tehran to fully regain pre-sanctions oil output levels before joining any discussion about a global output freeze, Shana news agency quoted Russian energy minister as saying on Monday.

 

Russia to build 1400MV thermal power plant in Iran

By the end of the current week, Russia would sign an agreement with Iran to set up in the country a thermal power plant which would generate 1400 megawatts (MW), said Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian.

 

EU’s Mogherini to visit Iran in April

EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini said Monday she will go to Iran next month to build on a deal she helped negotiate to end nuclear sanctions against Tehran.

 

Tehran Times, Armenpress seek to build a bridge for cooperation

The chief editors of Tehran Times and Armenia’s news agency Armenpress met at the Tehran Times office on Friday.

 

Russia to build 1400MV thermal power plant in Iran

 By the end of the current week, Russia would sign an agreement with Iran to set up in the country a thermal power plant which would generate 1400 megawatts (MW), said Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian.

Russia opposes sanctions on Iran for ballistic missile test

Russia opposes imposing sanctions on Iran over recent ballistic missile tests that Moscow’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday were not in violation of a UN resolution.

 

Iran censures terrorist attack in Turkey

The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday strongly condemned a terrorist blast in Ankara which left 37 people killed.

 

Iran marks Hazrat Fatimeh Zahra’s mourning

Each year, Iranians commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Fatimeh Zahra (SA), Prophet Mohammad’s daughter, and this year was no different.

 

Iran says will accept refugees back from Australia, but not against their will

against their will Iran will welcome its citizens returning from Australia, but will not force them to come or help pay, Iran’s Foreign Minister Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif has said on the eve of a trip to Australia.

 

Iran mocks U.S. court ruling

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has condemned a U.S. court ruling against Iran in regard to the September 11 attacks, saying it damages the reputation of the U.S. judicial system.

 

Tehran, Hanoi target $2 billion in trade

Iran and Vietnam set a target to increase bilateral trade to $2 billion annually from the current $350 million within five years, President Hassan Rouhani announced in a press conference with his Vietnamese counterpart Truong Tan Sang in Tehran on Monday.