Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 21-7-2019

Iran Daily

Iran FM urges UK to stop being complicit in US ‘economic terrorism’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday said that Britain needs to stop acting as an “accessory” to the US sanctions against his country.

Trump again signals interest in talks with Iran

US President Donald Trump said Friday he had authorized Sen. Rand Paul to speak with Iranian officials – a day after denying he had done so.

Putin hints at rapprochement with Ukraine on eve of vote

Virtually on the eve of Ukraine’s parliamentary elections, the Kremlin released comments by President Vladimir Putin, saying that the two countries will mend ties despite their five-year conflict.

Iranian FM says military conflict with US ‘not inevitable’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said a military conflict between Iran and the United States is not inevitable amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf.

Shamkhani slams Bolton’s claim about Iran’s uranium enrichment right

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani hit back at US national security advisor John Bolton over his claim that “there should be no uranium enrichment for Iran”, saying it “lacks any legal value.

MP: Iran welcomes foreign companies’ investments

Iran definitely supports and welcomes those foreign companies that demonstrate the courage to come and invest in the country despite US threats and sanctions, said an Iranian MP.

Tehran Times

Launching integrated forex market in last stages: CBI

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced that the preparation for launch-ing integrated forex market in the country is in the last stages, IRIB reported.

Zarif says US has ‘shot itself in the foot’ by leaving JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the U.S. has “shot itself in the foot” by withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA.

Iran is becoming a drone superpower: The Hill

Iran is quietly building up an arsenal of locally-produced drones that it is exporting to its allies in the region, The Hill argued in a piece published on Friday.

Trump enacting repetitive scenario against Iran

The behavioral method that the US President is applying against Iran resembles those his country had previously em-ployed for other countries; most recent of which were Iraq and Libya.

Dutch state partially liable for Srebrenica

The Dutch government accepted Friday that the state was partially liable for the deaths in 1995 of some 350 Muslim males who were expelled from a UN base and killed by Serb forces at Srebrenica.

Yemenis launch retaliatory drone attacks on Saudi air base

Yemeni armed forces have con-ducted drone strikes on King Khalid air basein Saudi Arabia’s southwestern Asir Province in retaliation for the kingdom’s massive bombing of Sana’a early Saturday.

 

New achievements introduced at ELECOMP 2019

The 25th edition of Iran Inter-national Exhibition of Electronics, Computer & E-commerce (ELECOMP 2019), which is currently underway at Tehran Permanent International Fairground, hosts different innovative ideas and achievements.

UK tanker seized after it hits boat, ignores distress call

The Iranian military on Friday night impounded a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz for involvement in an accident with an Iranian fishing boat, after the tanker ignored distress calls.

Bolton’s nuclear enrichment remarks lack legal validity: Shamkhani

Ali Sham-khani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, has said that U.S. National Security Adviser John Bol-ton’s remarks that Iran should not be allowed to enrich uranium “have no legal credibility”.