Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 6-3-2019

Iran Daily

Japanese firms hopeful of working with Iran

Japan’s ambassador in Tehran Mitsugu Saito said that the Japanese companies are hoping to work with Iran despite US sanctions.

French seed giant Vilmorin maintains Iran sales, awaits EU mechanism

French seed maker Vilmorin, said on Tuesday it was continuing some exports to Iran with the backing of a French bank, and will participate in efforts to implement a European scheme to avoid US sanctions targeting trade with Tehran.

Zarif: IAEA’s verification counters US, Israeli lies

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the United Nations nuclear watchdog’s verification for the 14th time of Iran’s continued commitment to its nuclear deal with world countries flies in the face of Israeli and American “lies.

Algerians urge Bouteflika to quit, army chief issues warning

Thousands of people protested in the Algerian capital and other cities on Tuesday demanding that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down, and the army chief warned that he would not allow a breakdown in security.

Algerians urge Bouteflika to quit, army chief issues warning

Thousands of people protested in the Algerian capital and other cities on Tuesday demanding that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down, and the army chief warned that he would not allow a breakdown in security.

US ends preferential trade deals with India, Turkey

Turkey and India reacted with a mix of anger and resignation Tuesday at the United States’ decision to end a preferential trade program with the countries that will see some tariffs return on goods.

Iran-Iraq ties serving both nations: President Salih

Iraqi President Barham Salih highlighted the importance of an upcoming visit to the Arab country by his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, saying Baghdad insists that close relations between the two neighboring countries are in the interest of both nations.

Vienna to host Iran nuclear deal joint commission meeting today

A diplomatic source verified that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) joint commission meeting will be held in Vienna, Austria today.

Iran says doing whatever it can to ease India-Pakistan conflict

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the country is doing whatever it can to media between India and Pakistan and help ease tensions between the two countries.

Araqchi calls for Europe’s practical measures to implement INSTEX

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi called on Europe to adopt practical measures for saving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and intensify efforts to implement INSTEX, a payment channel that the three EU signatories to the agreement have set up to maintain trade with Iran.

Zarif, Swedish counterpart discuss Tehran-Stockholm ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Swedish counterpart discussed relations between the two countries as well as regional developments in a telephone conversation.

Tehran Times

INSTC meeting makes important decisions

The seventh meeting of the coordination council of International North South Transit Corridor (INSTC) wrapped up on Tuesday and the council reached a conclusion including several important decisions regarding the corridor.

Iranians not trusting Europe over JCPOA: Kharrazi

Kamal Kharrazi, chief of the Strategic Council on Foreign Re-lations, said on Tuesday that Europe’s approach to the 2015 nuclear pact has caused Iranians to become more dis-trustful of Europe.

Syria launches airstrikes against Daesh positions in Badiya desert

The Syrian military has launched air-strikes against remnants of the Takfiri Daesh terror group and engaged its el-ements in the central part of the Arab country.

Iran’s intelligence body rolls out documentary on infiltrating France-based anti-Iran media

Channel 2 of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Broadcasting (IRIB) aired a documentary film on an anti-Iran figure famous for his self-proclaimed leaked information against the country, revealing how the country’s intelli-gence forces had extensive surveillance over him and played him for a long span of time.

‘Foreign forces withdrawal from Afghanistan to restore regional security’

Expressing his concern over possible repetition of Taliban’s wrong do-ings, General Shahnawaz Tanai said withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan will restore security to the region.

2,500 houses built in quake-hit Kermanshah

About 2,500 residential units, built for quake-stricken dwellers of the western province of Kermanshah, were completed by Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation.

Tehran mediating between Pakistan, India

Iran has been acting as mediator to help settle a dispute between Pakistan and India which has intensified over the past few weeks.

Trump after commercializing world security: general

A top military adviser to the Leader says U.S. President Don-ald Trump is seeking to commercialize the security of the world and region.

Dutch diplomats expelled in a reciprocal move: Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran has declared two Dutch diplomats persona non grata in reaction to the “illegal” expulsion of two Iranian diplomats by the Netherlands on false accusations.

Military chief says Iran facing numerous threats

Armed Forces Chief of Staff Mohammad Baqeri said on Tuesday that Iran is facing a multiplicity of threats in a variety of forms.

Qassemi may be heading to Paris as envoy

The current spokesman of the Irani-an Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bahram Qassemi, will probably be dispatched to Paris as the Tehran’s ambassador.