Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 17-03-2018

Iran Daily

Signatories to Iran nuclear deal meet amid Trump’s threat
Signatories to Iran’s 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers held a new round of their periodic meetings to review its implementation amid US threats to kill the multilateral accord.

Russia vows to respond to Britain over spy attack ‘any minute’
Russia vowed Friday to hit back at Britain with its own raft of punitive measures “any minute” after the West blamed it directly for a nerve agent attack on a former double agent.

Effective diplomacy helps open new chapters in foreign relations
Successful diplomacy is defined in terms of its ability to open new chapters in relations between countries, said an Iranian Foreign Ministry official.

Iran, Russia, Turkey ‘committed’ to Syria’s territorial integrity
Iran, Russia and Turkey, guarantors of the Syria cease-fire, reaffirmed their strong commitment to the Arab country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity after a tripartite foreign ministerial meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan.

As many as 20,000 civilians leave Syria’s Eastern Ghouta
Civilians continued to abandon Syria’s Eastern Ghouta for the second day on Friday as government forces advanced on the terrorist-held enclave.

Qassemi: Saudi crown prince, delusional, naïve
The spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry said the Saudi crown prince is a “delusional, naïve person,” who has no idea of politics apart from bitter talk that emanates from his lack of foresight.

Leader says people’s economic woes resolvable
The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said he is well aware of the country’s economic problems and believes they can be overcome in the near future.

Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia pledge to step up partnership
Iran and Azerbaijan agreed to ease their visa procedures, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in Baku on Thursday after meeting the Caucasian country’s leaders.

Iran to appoint three female ambassadors
A new report said the Iranian Foreign Ministry is to appoint three female ambassadors, including a Sunni woman, in the near future in a move that would increase the total number of women envoys to four.


Tehran Times

Tehran calls Saudi crown prince ‘delusional’, ‘naive’
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Thursday that the Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is a “delusional” and “naive” person who just tells lies.

OPEC unlikely to change output deal in 2018: Zanganeh
Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said OPEC is unlikely to change its decision on production cut in this year, Shana news agency reported.

Russia to expel British diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens
Russia is set to expel British diplomats in retaliation for Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to kick out 23 Russians as relations with London crashed to a post-Cold War low over an attack with military-grade nerve agent on English soil.

The challenge of a U.S. government losing its marbles
Any watcher of the international scene, and especially the Mideast, has to be dismayed, bewildered and even, for that matter, a bit frightened. Growing complications and threats abound.

Examining different aspects of the appointment of new UK amb. to Tehran
The British have changed diplomats to Tehran in pursuit of their objectives.

‘Day of rage’ in Palestine
Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza held a “day of rage” on Friday to mark 100 days since U.S. President Donald Trump announced decision to recognize al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel.

No unsolvable problem in country: Leader
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that there are no problems in Iran that cannot be solved.

Iran, U.S. diplomats hold mutual talks on JCPOA: source
The Iranian diplomatic team visiting Vienna for regular talks on the implementation of the nuclear deal (JCPOA) has said diplomats from Iran and the U.S. were likely to hold mutual talks on Friday on the international nuclear agreement, an source close to the Iranian diplomatic team said on Friday.

Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkey and Georgia hail cooperation
Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia issued a joint statement on Thursday expressing readiness to expand cooperation with the aim to promote regional peace and stability.

Oman foreign minister in Tehran
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday said Oman’s Foreign Minister Yusuf Bin Alawi was expected in Tehran that night to hold talks with Iranian officials.

Iran, Russia, and Turkey: No military solution to Syria conflict
The foreign ministers of Iran, Russia and Turkey met in Astana, the Kazak capital,
on Friday to discuss the dire humanitarian situation in Syria as well as successes and difficulties in the process of de-escalation.