Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 18-02-2018

Iran Daily

Iran, India sign 15 agreements during Rouhani visit
India and Iran on Saturday signed 15 agreements and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) following high-level talks in New Delhi.

May pleads for ‘urgent’ post-Brexit EU security deal
British Prime Minister Theresa May pleaded Saturday for an urgent deal with the European Union on post-Brexit security cooperation, warning that citizens’ lives were at stake.

Russia calls US election meddling claims ‘blabber’
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday dismissed as “blabber” accusations that Moscow had interfered in the US election that brought President Donald Trump to power.

Iran, Germany sign agreement on nuclear safety
Iran and Germany signed an agreement to expand nuclear cooperation with the aim of promoting the capabilities of Iran’s Nuclear Safety System Center.

May: Britain, Germany committed to JCPOA
British Prime Minister Theresa May reaffirmed her country’s commitment to Iran’s nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Zarif to address Munich Security Conference today
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to participate in the Munich Security Conference, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Saturday.

Tehran Times

Trade between Iran, EU grows 53% in 2017
Iran-European Union trade in 2017 increased by 53 percent in comparison with the year before, according to European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat.

Iran health minister appointed WHO commissioner on NCDs
Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi has recently been appointed as the World Health Organization’s commissioner for Independent Global High-level Commission on Non-Communicable
Diseases (NCDs).

NATO, Germany back Iran nuclear deal
At the high-profile Munich Security Conference, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel have supported the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Zarif: Rouhani’s India visit cements ‘centuries-old friendship’
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to India cemented “centuries-old friendship” between the two countries.

Sheikh Tamim: Qatar blockade ‘futile’
An ongoing blockade of Qatar by a House of Saud regime-led group of states is “futile”, the Qatari emir has said, warning that the monthslong crisis is undermining the region’s security and economic outlook.

A heaven for migratory birds
Flocks of migratory geese are shown at a wetland habitat situated in Iran’s northern Mazandaran province, February 16, 2018.

Civilizational relationship
Reiterating their commitment to strengthen bilateral ties and take their ‘civilizational relationship’ to the next level, President Hassan Rouhani and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks on cooperation in the areas of trade and investment, energy, connectivity, defense and security
and regional issues in New Delhi on Saturday.

Velayati: U.S. trying to create ‘new Middle East’ to break up nations
The United States has been seeking to broaden division among Islamic states and create a “new Middle East” in order to break up regional states, says Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.