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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 7-3-2019

Iran Daily

Iran seeks constructive interaction with world

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran seeks constructive interaction with all countries.

Iran to set up its part of trade mechanism ‘this month’

Iran hopes to have its part of a new payments vehicle – devised to bypass US sanctions – ready within a fortnight, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said Wednesday.

Talks on amending Brexit deal difficult, no solution in sight: EU

Talks with Britain on amending its divorce deal with the European Union have made no progress and no solution is in sight, EU officials said on Wednesday, days before British lawmakers must vote on the plan to avoid a chaotic Brexit.

Qassemi warns of troubles in foreign trade without FATF

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said adoption of the standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is not expected to remove all economic problems of Iran, but failing to adopt them will hamper the country’s trade exchange with the world.

Leader underlines protection of trees, environment

The Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei called for the absolute prohibition of damage to trees for the purpose of constructing buildings.

Iran hails Iraq’s security situation after Daesh defeat

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani expressed satisfaction with the current security situation in neighboring Iraq, which managed to defeat the terror group, Daesh, in late 2017 with Iran’s help

At least 16 killed in eastern Afghanistan attack

At least 16 people were killed in a suicide attack Wednesday on a construction company in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, the latest bloody assault in the war-torn country.

Iran hails Iraq’s security situation after Daesh defeat

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani expressed satisfaction with the current security situation in neighboring Iraq, which managed to defeat the terror group, Daesh, in late 2017 with Iran’s help.

Turkey says it will conduct joint operation with Iran against Kurdish militants

Turkey and Iran will carry out a joint operation against Kurdish militants, according to the Turkish interior minister.

Tehran Times

Iran, Azerbaijan confer about economic, energy ties

In his visit to Tehran, Azerbai-jan’s Minister of Economic Development Shahin Mustafayev discussed expansion of economic and energy ties between Iran and his country with his Iranian counter-part Farhad Dejpasand and Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian.

Some 1,200 stem cell transplants performed in Iran annually

About 1,200 stem cell transplants are performed annually in Iran, the deputy health minister, Qasem Janbabaei, announced, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

Barham Salih : Iraq will not be military base

Iraq will not be a military base for a foreign government to attack neighboring states, the country’s President, Barham Salih, said on Wednesday.

‘Feast of charity’ underway at Iranian schools

‘Feast of charity’, a campaign held prior to the Iranian New Year celebration each year helping families having hard time address-ing their essential needs, is underway at schools across the country.

‘Quota system’ fanning ethnic prejudice in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, the criterion for admission to institutions of higher edu-cation is tribe and region, rather than merit and qualification. The bitter reality dawned on students yet again this year.

Joint logistics companies key to boost North-South Corridor’s capacity

Iran’s Roads and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami called on the member states of the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) to establish joint logistics companies to increase the Corridor’s transportation capacity.

Leader plants trees on national tree planting day

Concurrent with National Tree Planting Day, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei planted two fruit tree saplings on Wednesday.

Halbousi: Iraq stands by Iran in face of sanctions

Iraqi Parlia-ment Speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi said on Wednesday that his country will stand by Iran’s side as Tehran has been put under unilateral sanctions by the United States.

Iran-US differences non-negotiable, Rouhani says

Iranian President Hassan Rou-hani said on Wednesday that differences between Iran and the U.S. are non-negotiable.

China’s Xi sends letters to Ayatollah Khamenei, Rouhani

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent letters to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani.

JCPOA Joint Commission focuses on EU financial mechanism

The JCPOA Joint Com-mission held its 11th meeting in Vienna on Wednesday with the participation of the remaining parties to the international nuclear deal.

Australia, Japan support preserving nuclear deal

Australia and Japan have expressed sup-port for preserving the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehen-sive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

It is essential experts help Expediency Council in decision on FATF: Foreign Ministry official

Irani-an Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday that it is necessary that economic experts help members of the Expediency Council in their decision on joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).