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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 9-1-2019

Iran Daily

Zarif: Iran working with traditional partners as EU trade arrangement moving slowly

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Tuesday the European Union was moving slower than expected in facilitating non-dollar trade with Iran to circumvent US sanctions, forcing it to explore avenues with other nations.

Turkey resumes Iranian oil imports

Turkey has resumed imports of Iranian crude oil after a one-month hiatus in November when US sanctions on Iran were reinstated, trading and shipping sources said.

Turkey resumes Iranian oil imports

Turkey has resumed imports of Iranian crude oil after a one-month hiatus in November when US sanctions on Iran were reinstated, trading and shipping sources said.

North Korea’s Kim visits China ahead of expected Trump summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived Tuesday on an unannounced visit to Beijing for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, as preparations ramp up for an expected second summit with US President Donald Trump.

Taliban cancel talks with US over ‘agenda differences’

The Afghan Taliban said on Tuesday they had called off peace talks with US officials in Qatar this week due to an “agenda disagreement”, especially over the involvement of Afghan officials as well as a possible cease-fire and prisoner exchange.

 

Afghan migrants returning from Iran hit record high in 2018

Nearly 800,000 Afghan migrants returned or were deported back to Afghanistan from Iran in 2018 – an increase of two-thirds compared to the previous year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on January 8.

Zarif: VR glasses useless if you’re blind

Iran’s foreign minister reacts to a picture showing the US national security advisor wearing virtual reality goggles allegedly reconstructing the past on a tour in the Israeli-occupied holy city of Al-Quds.

MP: Restriction on Internet access wrong

A lawmaker said restrictions on access to Internet is not the solution to address the vice and crimes committed on the net, adding that people’s Internet literacy and education need to be improved instead.

Iran, Pakistan navies discuss further cooperation

The commander of a Pakistani Naval flotilla, recently docked at Iran’s Bandar Abbas Port, discussed matters of mutual interest with the officials of Iran’s Navy.

President orders swift probe into worker’s torture claims

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani ordered swift investigation into claims of torture by a labor activist detained following strikes at an industrial complex in the southwestern country, the president’s adviser Hessameddin Ashna said on Tuesday, according to IRNA.

Tehran Times

Tehran to Bolton: VR glasses useless if you’re blind
Iran’s foreign minister has reacted to a picture showing U.S. national security advisor John Bolton wearing virtual reality goggles allegedly reconstructing the past on a tour in the Israeli-occupied city of Jerusalem al-Quds.

Space tech development won’t wait for other countries: minister
Iran will not hold off development in the field of space technology and cannot wait for other countries to meet its needs, the information and communication technology minister told the Tehran Times during a press conference at the Iranian Space Research Center (ISRC) on Sunday.

Saudi forces conduct deadly raid in Qatif village

Qatif region in Saudi Arabia has been the scene of fresh bloody violence. Saudi forces have stormed a small village in the Shia-populated region, killing five people and injuring an unspecified number of others.

Who is the new member of the U.S. National Security Council?

Richard Goldberg, a Grand Old Party foreign policy expert, is joining the White House’s National Security Council as its new Director for Countering Iranian weapons of mass destruction. Earlier in the Obama era, he was the main designer and negotiator of the Congress on Iran’s sanctions and resigned after concluding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA.

Armageddon in the Orient: How the Saudi-Connection targets Iran

the afternoon of February 14, 1945, King Abdul Aziz, the founder of Saudi Arabia, set foot on board theUSS Quincy in the Suez Canal for a secret official meeting with the United States president. It was afairly coldandwindyday and after an official welcome ceremony Abdul Aziz met Franklin D. Roosevelt for the first time.

Unity essential to overcome sanctions: Jahangiri

Pointing to harsh economic sanction against Iran by the United States, Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri suggested on Tuesday that national unity is essential to pass this hard time and solve the economic problems.

Zarif: Traditional partners prioritized amid EU procrastination

Tehran would not wait for the Europeans and their special payment system and will work with its traditional partners, like India, China and Russia, in order to fulfill the interests of Iranians, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said as he visited India late Monday.

ran hopes India will seek fresh waiver from U.S. sanctions

Iran hopes India will strive to get another waiver from U.S. sanctions as New Delhi plans to continue buying oil from Tehran, Iran’s deputy foreign minister for economic diplomacy Gholamreza Ansari said on Tuesday.

SPV to go on stream soon, EU says

The European Union’s spokesperson said Monday that the bloc is still working on setting up a payment mechanism to facilitate trade with Iran and bypass U.S. sanctions.

Pakistan Navy flotilla visits Iran
Pakistan’s Navy flotilla PNS KHAIBAR, PNS MADADGAR, PNS RAH NAWARD and Maritime Security ship ZHOB visited the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas from 6 to 9 January 2019. The visit was part of overseas deployment of Pakistan’s Navy ships to the Persian Gulf.

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