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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 6-2-2019

Iran Daily

Iran hails EU statement on JCPOA, rejects irrelevant points

Iran on Tuesday welcomed the European Union’s “positive positions” on the 2015 nuclear deal outlined in a 12-point statement, but remained critical of certain other points raised in the document, including those regarding Iran’s defense program and regional role.

Four solar power plants launched in western Iran

Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri on Tuesday brought four solar power plants online in the western Hamedan Province.

UN envoy: Yemen prisoner swap would help peace process

A UN special envoy told warring Yemenis on Tuesday that rapid implementation of a prisoner swap deal would help advance efforts at a political settlement of a nearly four-year-old war.

Merkel says ‘still time’to find Brexit solution

There is still time to find a solution to Britain’s exit from the EU, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday, voicing optimism on a political deal over the tricky “backstop” that has stymied progress.

Russia plans new missile systems to counter US by 2021

Russia will race to develop two new land-based missile launch systems before 2021 to respond to Washington’s planned exit from a landmark nuclear arms control pact, it said on Tuesday.

Putin, Rouhani to discuss trade, economic cooperation in Sochi: Russian envoy

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani will hold a meeting on the sidelines of the Astana trio’s summit on Syria to discuss trade and economic cooperation, Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan said in an interview with TASS.

Putin, Rouhani to discuss trade, economic cooperation in Sochi: Russian envoy

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani will hold a meeting on the sidelines of the Astana trio’s summit on Syria to discuss trade and economic cooperation, Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan said in an interview with TASS.

Iran has turned into great power in SW Asia: Top commander

Iran’s top military commander said the country has turned into a major power in Southwest Asia, 40 years into its Islamic Revolution.

Caspian Sea littoral states’ working group to meet in Baku

The first meeting of the working group for the implementation of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea is scheduled to be held in February in Baku, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Leyla Abdullayeva told Trend news agency.

Defense minister: Forces ready for disaster relief operations

The defense minister highlighted the readiness of Iran’s Armed Forces to provide rescue and relief assistance for civil organizations to handle situation at the time of disasters.

Tehran Times

VP inaugurates industrial, health projects worth $176.5m

TEHRAN — In his one-day journey to the west-central province of Hamedan, Irani-an First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri inaugurated several industrial and health projects at the value of around $176.5 million in the province, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

INSTEX should not be tied to FATF, Tehran tells EU

TEHRAN — Iran has said European coun-tries should not link a payment mechanism that they have announced to safeguard trade with the Islamic Republic to an approval of the FATF by Tehran.

Bahrainis firm to continue peaceful struggle for change: Al-Wefaq

As Bahraini people gear up to mark the eighth anniversary of their uprising against the ruling Al Khalifah regime on February 14, the country’s main Shia opposition group, the al-Wefaq National Islamic So-ciety, has reaffirmed its determination to continue peaceful rallies until its demands for political reforms are met.

Kashmir’s splendors, arts and cuisine come to Iran in exhibit

The Economic Cooperation Or-ganization Cultural Institute observed Kashmir Solidarity Day on Tuesday by hosting a walk-through exhibition, which showcases arts and cuisine as well as photos of natural beauties of the Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

Parliamentary committee chief: INSTEX does not include oil money transfer

Mohammadreza Pourebrahimi, head of the Eco-nomic Committee of the Iranian Parliament, has said that INSTEX (Instrument for Supporting Trade Exchanges) does not include transfer of oil money.

There will be no regression in Iran: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani ad-dressing the U.S. government on Tues-day said that there shall be no regression in Iran.

There will be no regression in Iran: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani ad-dressing the U.S. government on Tues-day said that there shall be no regression in Iran.

Iran-Syria war on terror has benefited entire world: Shamkhani

Ali Sham-khani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, said on Tuesday that Iran and Syria will con-tinue cooperation in fighting terrorism.

Military chief: Enemies spend $100bn annually to counter Islamic Revolution

Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, the Armed Forces Chief of Staff, said on Tuesday that enemies spend $100 billion annually to counter Islam and the Islamic Revolution.

Larijani: 1979 revolution caused fear among regional dictators

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday that the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979 caused all dictators in the region to feel threatened.

Military chief: Enemies spend $100bn annually to counter Islamic Revolution

Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, the Armed Forces Chief of Staff, said on Tuesday that enemies spend $100 billion annually to counter Islam and the Islamic Revolution.

‘Iran has precise information that U.S. is transferring Daesh to Afghanistan’

Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military adviser to the Leader, said on Tuesday that Iran has “precise information” that the U.S. is transferring Daesh militants to Afghanistan.