Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 26-9-2019

Iran Daily


Rouhani rejects talks under US pressure

Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure, President Hassan Rouhani told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday.


Memo: Trump asked Ukraine leader on Biden claims

US President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded his Ukrainian counterpart to work with his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and the US attorney general to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript summarizing the call released Wednesday.


Putin backs Venezuela talks with opposition

Russian President Vladimir Putin backed negotiations between Venezuela’s government and opposition groups that have been rejected by the leader of the main opposition to President Nicolas Maduro.


Rouhani: US breeds terror wherever it lands

Iranian president has reacted to the US president’s anti-Iran accusations during his Tuesday UN speech, saying that “wherever America has set foot, terrorism has expanded in its wake.


Remaining Iran nuclear deal parties committed despite difficulty: EU

The remaining signatories to the Iran nuclear deal are committed to preserving the multinational 2015 pact, though it is proving “increasingly difficult,” European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told reporters after a meeting of the parties at the United Nations.


Iran: British tanker detention lifted, but investigation ongoing

Iran’s Foreign Ministry said a detention order on the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero was lifted on Wednesday, but added that an investigation into the vessel was ongoing.


Tehran Times


EAEU Business Council, ICCIMA ink cooperation MOU

Iranian Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Business Council, on Wednesday, for mutual cooperation.


IRGC chief slams European trio’s allegations against Iran as fictitious

Major General Hossein Salami, the head of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has slammed three European countries over blaming Iran for the recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities
without any evidence whatsoever.


Lavrov thanks U.S. for granting him a visa to take part in UN General Assembly

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has “thanked” the United States for receiving a visa to participate in the UN General assmebly session.


Abe, U.N. chief agree on need to reform international body

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres agreed on the need to reform the international body, including the Security Council, ahead of the 75th anniversary of its founding next year.


Books on imposed war unveiled in Tehran

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Chief Hossein Salami (3rd R) and ex-IRGC chief Mohammad-Ali Jafari (3rd L) unveil a collection of 90 books on the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war at the Sacred Defense Research and Archives Center in Tehran on September 25, 2019.


Rouhani: Our response to negotiation under sanctions is negative

In a key speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, President Hassan Rouhani said Iran’s “response to any negotiation under sanctions is in the negative.”


Iran’s govt. says European trio statement is ‘unacceptable’

Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Wednesday that Britain, France and Germany’s statement which blames Iran for the Aramco attacks is “unacceptable”.