Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 27-5-2020

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Iran Second Fuel Tanker Sails into Venezuela’s Waters

The Venezuelan media announce that a second Iranian tanker loaded with gasoline has sailed into the South American country’s territorial waters.


Switzerland Urged to Take Active Role in Defiance of U.S. Sanctions

President Hassan Rouhani has called on the Swiss government to play a more active role against the unlawful and inhumane sanctions that the US has imposed on Iran amid the outbreak of the coronavirus.Speaking with the Swiss president by telephone on Tuesday, Dr Hassan Rouhani said that the Iranian people always respect the Swiss people, adding, “In today’s tough conditions that all countries are facing with coronavirus outbreak, the United States’ illegal sanctions and increasing economic pressure have made things harder for the Iranian people”.


Iranian Delegation In Afghanistan to Probe Harirud Incident

A high-ranking Iranian delegation was to arrive in Kabul yesterday to conduct investigations on Harirud incident, which lead to the death of a number of Afghan migrants near the Iran-Afghanistan border in early May.


France Says Relations With Iran Tougher After Citizen Sentenced

France’s foreign minister has condemned Iran’s decision to sentence a French-Iranian academic to prison and said relations with Tehran have become more difficult after its politically motivated decision.


President Signs Law to Counter Hostile Moves of Zionist Regime

President Hassan Rouhani signed a law on Tuesday which will counter the Zionist regime’s hostile actions against peace and security.


Zarif Says Larijani, Source of Valuable Services for Iran

Foreign Minister in his post on Instagram appreciated Ali Larijani’s efforts calling him as farsighted and skillful man and source of valuable and unique services for the country in foreign policy.


Era of U.S. Presence In Region Ending

A deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) slammed the US for holding military drills in the Persian Gulf, saying the era of US military presence in the region is nearing its end.


Tehran Reliable Partner of All Fraternal African Nations

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has extended his congratulations to people of Africa on the occasion of Africa Day, saying the Islamic Republic will “forever” remain a “reliable partner” of all African nations.


U.S. Not Qualified to Judge Other States

Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemned a recent anti-Iranian report issued by the US State Department, saying that the report is continuation of psychological war against Iran.


Rouhani Extends Hand of Friendship With New Majlis

President Hassan Rouhani extended the hand of friendship with the new parliament, which will hold its first session this week.In a Twitter message on Monday, Rouhani expressed the government’s willingness to hold close and friendly cooperation with new Parliament.



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Rouhani urges Switzerland to be more active in countering U.S. illegal acts

President Hassan Rouhani has urged Switzerland to play a more effective role in countering the United States’ illegal actions and economic pressure against Iran.


CBI targets annual inflation rate of 22%

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) in a statement on Tuesday announced that the annual inflation rate for the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 20, 2021) is set to be 22 percent.


Garments of Iran’s salt mummies to be restored using German expertise

A team of experts from Iran and Germany will start a project for purifying, cleansing, and restoring garments and personal belongings of ancient salt mummies which were first found in
Iran’s Chehrabad Salt Mine in 1993.


Venezuelans welcome Iranian tanker

Venezuelans celebrated on Monday as the first of five Iranian gasoline tankers arrived in the country in defiance of U.S. threats.


Iranian tankers’ arrival in Venezuelan waters marks end to unipolar system: Zarif advisor

Mehdi Sanaei, a top advisor to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, said on Tuesday that arrival of Iranian oil tankers in the Venezuelan waters in the Caribbean is an end to a unipolar system.


Rouhani declares law on countering Israel’s hostile actions

President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday officially declared a law for countering the hostile actions of the Zionist regime against peace and security.


Iranian, Afghan teams hold new talks on incident surrounding some migrants

Iranian and Afghan political delegations held new talks in Kabul on Tuesday on tragic deaths of a number of Afghan migrants in border area.


Iranian embassy displays solidarity with Brazilian people by distribution of aid packages

The Iranian mission in Brasilia distributed aid packages of foodstuff among the Brazilian people in a show of solidarity amid the coronavirus epidemic in the Latin American country.


Yemeni intelligence official opens correspondence with Iran intelligence minister

Head of the intelligence Department at the Ministry of Defense of Yemen’s National Salvation Government General Abdullah Yahya al-Hakim in a message to Iranian Intelligence Minister Seyed Mahmoud Alawi stressed Iran’s capability to confront the U.S. bullying and restrictions.