Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 18-6-2020

Iran News Daily


Ministers Weigh Plans for Iran-Iraq Oil Cooperation

Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh and his Iraqi counterpart Ihsan Abdul Jabbar have discussed the ways to promote cooperation between the two neighbours in the oil industry.


Iran Will Never Allow U.S. To Exploit IAEA to Kill JCPOA

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran will never allow the United States to use the UN nuclear agency as an instrument to kill a landmark 2015 nuclear deal signed between Tehran and major world powers.


Iran Blasts E3 Draft Resolution at IAEA Meeting

Iran has condemned as “unconstructive” a resolution reportedly drafted by the three European signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal for a vote at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s governing board meeting, saying such a resolution makes a mockery of international rules.


Iran Plans Monthly Gasoline Shipments to Venezuela

Iran plans to follow its trailblazing shipment of fuel to sanctions-hit Venezuela with regular gasoline sales despite U.S. threats to punish any facilitation of the cargoes, a report says.


Iran to Retrieve Funds From S. Korea Via Legal, Int’l Channels

Governor of Central Bank of Iran Abdolnasser Hemmati said that Iran will take back its dollars from South Korea in coordination with Foreign Ministry and with the use of legal and international methods.


Iran After Release of Currency Assets Abroad

President Hassan Rouhani says diplomatic and economic officials have launched a push to free the country’s foreign currency assets in the other countries in order to reduce susceptibility to any currency market volatility.


Tehran Censures UN for Taking Saudi-Led Coalition Off Child Rights Blacklist

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has slammed the United Nations for its double standards on human rights after the UN chief’s decision to remove the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen from a list of violators of children’s rights


Iran’s Armed Forces Capable to Face Any Threat

In a closed session in Iran’s Majlis, Chief of the general staff of the armed forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran reiterated on the country’s full readiness of armed forces to face any threat.


Iran at Forefront of Fight Against Drugs

A representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Tehran said that UN-affiliated international organizations acknowledge Iran’s leadership in the fight against drugs.


Afghanistan Urged to Be Aware of Iranofobia

Chief of Presidential Staff, Mahmud Vaezi in his latest tweet released on Tuesday, called the vigilance toward enemies’ scenario of Iranophobia as well as avoiding the rupture of fraternal relations with the Iranian nation along with the national interest of Afghanistan.



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Zarif says Tehran to host Syria talks within Astana format

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on Monday that Tehran will soon host a meeting on Syria on the basis of the Astana talks.


UAE finances PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

A report says the United Arab Emirates has allegedly provided financial support to the anti-Turkey PKK militant group in Iraq’s northern semi-autonomous
Kurdistan region.


British consuls’ review of Iran economy in 19th century published

A book containing the British consuls’ review of Iran economy during the 19th century has recently been published.


Violation of human rights in U.S. is ‘systematic’: intelligence chief

Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Monday that violation of the human rights in the United States is “systematic” and has become  “institutionalized”.



Iran condemns U.S., Israel’s interference in IAEA affairs

Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiyee deplored the U.S. and Israel for meddling in the International Atomic Energy Agency’s affairs, saying that the IAEA should keep its independence.


UN position on Saudi oil attacks influenced by U.S.: expert

Iranian analyst Pir Mohammad Molazehi has said that the United Nations has adopted position on Saudi oil attacks in November 2019 under the influence of the United States.


Over 21,000 Iranian lawyers condemn U.S. sanctions as violation of human rights

Thousands of Iranian lawyers have signed a statement in condemnation of the U.S. sanctions and its moves against human rights, calling on international organizations to strongly counter such measures.