Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 17-07-2018

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EU Foreign Affairs Council approves amendment on ‘blocking statute’ to save JCPOA
The European Union Foreign Affairs Council on Monday approved the amendment on the 1996 regulation in order to block in Europe the extraterritorial effects of American sanctions against European companies doing business with Iran.

Iran ends drought, China wushu dominance
Iran claimed the top spot at the 2018 World Junior Wushu Championships in Brazil with 26 medals, including 11 golds, putting an end to China’s historic dominance in the championships.

Iran warns OPEC deal does not allow output hike above targets
Iran’s oil minister told his Saudi Arabian counterpart that last month’s OPEC supply pact does not give member countries the right to raise oil production above their targets,.

EU rejects Trump’s ‘foe’ claim as ‘fake news’
EU leaders and top diplomats urged dismissed US President Donald Trump’s assertion that Europe was a trade enemy of the United States.

Iran files complaint at ICJ over US sanctions
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that Tehran had filed a complaint at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the US reimposition of sanctions against Iran.

Trump hails ‘very good start’ with Putin at first summit
Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin held a historic summit on Monday vowing their determination to forge a reset of troubled relations between the world’s greatest nuclear powers.

Iran’s Leader raps Saudi Arabia over Hajj management
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Monday blasted Saudi Arabia over its management of Hajj and called for a fresh investigation into a deadly stampede in September 2015.

US says will consider some waivers on Iran sanctions
The United States wants to avoid disrupting global oil markets as it reimposes sanctions against Tehran and in certain cases will consider waivers for countries which need more time to wind down their oil imports from Iran, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

Iran, Pakistan to enhance cooperation to strengthen regional security
Tehran and Islamabad will expand cooperation to strengthen regional security, said the chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces.


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General Baqeri urges Iran, Pakistan to jointly establish regional peace
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Baqeri said on Monday that Iran and Pakistan are duty bound to take actions in line with establishing regional peace and security.

Iran warns OPEC, Saudi on violating output-cap agreement
Iranian oil minister has written separate letters to OPEC President Suhail Al Mazrouei and his Saudi Arabian counterpart warning about the consequences of raising oil production above the allowed targets.

Analysts Network suggest turning to oil products to fight sanctions
In a letter to President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, the Resistance Economy Analysts Network has suggested that selling petroleum products instead of crude oil is an important measure to counter the impact of anti-Iran sanctions, Mehr reported.

Saudi jets target wedding ceremony in Yemen
A wedding ceremony in Yemen’s is targeted by Saudi airstrikes as the kingdom continues with its relentless war on the impoverished country.

Leader says ‘deal of century’ won’t come true
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Monday that “deal of the century” for the Palestinian territories will not come true.

Trump likely to call Tehran asking for negotiations: Foreign Ministry
The Islamic Republic on Monday refused the prospect of any talks with the United States, suggesting President Donald Trump could possibly in the future decide to call Tehran for talks.

Holding talks with U.S. not expedient: Nateq Nouri
Ali Akbar Nategh Nouri, a member of the Expediency Council, has said that under the current situation holding talks with the U.S. is neither “practical” nor “expedient”.

Iran files complaint against U.S. over sanctions
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that Iran has filed a complaint at the
International Court of Justice against the U.S. over re-imposition of unilateral sanctions.

Iranian politician says ‘egoistic’ Trump is threat to future of the world
Iran’s experience shows that the U.S. is not committed to documents it signs, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations said on Monday, stressing that it is absolutely impossible that Iran negotiate with the U.S.