Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 10-6-2019

Iran Daily

Zarif urges Europe to normalize Iran economic ties, says diplomatic visits opportunity to find solutions

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Europe is in no position to censure Iran for its military capabilities and called on European leaders to normalize trade ties with the Islamic Republic despite US sanctions, or face consequences.

Pressure will not work with Iran

Former CIA director John Brennan said the US President Donald Trump administration’s policy of pressure against Tehran is a failed policy because there is “a culture of resistance” in Iran.

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban

China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month’s US ban on selling technology to China’s Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday.

UK’s Boris Johnson says would withhold Brexit bill as PM

Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister, said he would withhold a previously agreed 39-billion-pound ($50-billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better exit terms.

Rouhani: Iran determined to boost economic ties with Turkey

Iran’s president said that Tehran is resolved to promote economic relations with Turkey, adding that the expansion of bilateral ties will play a major role in promoting stability and security in the region.

Leader pardons, reduces sentences of 691 convicts

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted the sentences of a number of Iranian convicts on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr.

Iran unveils new indigenous air defense system

Iran unveiled a domestically-designed and manufactured air defense system capable of simultaneously destroying six incoming hostile targets.

Larijani:Macron changes his words based on person he meets

The Iranian Parliament speaker on Sunday criticized recent anti-Iran remarks by the French president in a meeting with his American counterpart, saying that he changes his words based on the person he meets.

Tehran Times

Non-oil exports hit $8.4b in 2 months, up nearly 9% yr/yr

The value of Iran’s non-oil exports reached $8.4 billion in the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21), up 8.9 percent compared to the last year’s same period, IRNA reported on Sunday quoting the acting head of TPO.

Rouhani, Erdogan highlight importance of tiesTEHR

In a phone conversation on Saturday evening, the presidents of Iran and Turkey put an emphasis on the need to develop ties between the two great neighbors and making joint efforts to settle problems facing the region and the wider Islamic world.

Yemen conducts drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Jizan airport

emeni armed forces have launched fresh drone attacks on the air-port in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern Jizan region.

Abe sought to become Trump’s primary ally in Asia: Prof. Zonis

Professor of international political economy in the University of Chicago believes that Shinzo Abe has sought to become Trump’s primary ally in Asia and if the Prime Minister could facilitate some kind of breakthrough with Iran, it would further cement the relationship between Japan and the U.S.

Iran ease past Japan at 2019 Volleyball National League

Iran eased past Japan 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-19) at the second competition week of the men’s 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Sunday.

U.S. pressure on Iran out of frustration: Zarif

Iranian For-eign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the United States is exerting pressure on Iran out of “frustration” and “weakness”.

Deal of century backfired after Quds day, Larijani says

The speaker of Iran’s Parliament lauded the country’s people for their massive presence in the pro-Palestine demonstrations on the International Quds Day that turned the so-called deal of the century into a declaration of Israel’s lack of identity.

Iran unveils new air defense missile system

Iran’s Defense Ministry on Sunday unveiled a sophis-ticated air defense system capable of hitting several targets with homegrown “Sayyad-3” missiles.

Iran, Japan need to fix oil trade, banking ties: ambassador

Teh-ran’s ambassador to Tokyo has said Iran and Japan need to revitalize their oil trade and banking relations as they have been affected by U.S. sanctions on Iran.