Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 21-6-2020

Iran News Daily


Gov’t to Make Wearing Mask Obligatory

Iran could make wearing face masks compulsory in areas with a high risk of coronavirus infection, President Hassan Rouhani says.


Iran Criticizes IAEA for Relying on Baseless Claims

A senior Iranian official has expounded on the legal dimensions of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s access to Iran’s nuclear sites and activities.


Another Iranian Ship Approaching Venezuela

Another Iranian ship has sailed into Venezuela’s territorial waters and is expected to dock in the Latin American country’s ports over the next couple of days, the American media say.


Duterte Invited To Visit Tehran

Iran’s government has invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to visit the Tehran, Malacañang said Friday.


Zarif: E3 Are Powerless Against U.S. Coercion

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message described EU as accessories to the US and Israel, saying they are in no position to counsel Iran.


Iran to Offer Incentive Package to Foreign Airlines

The Director General of Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company for Trade and Investment Affairs Nasser Aghaei said on Sat. that Iran will offer an incentive package for flights of foreign airlines passing from Iranian sky.


Afghan Acting FM to Visit Iran Today

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan Mohammad Hanif Atmar, heading a high-ranking delegation, is scheduled to visit Iran today (Sunday).During his stay in Iran, Atmar is to hold talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and other officials, Mousavi said.


115 More Iranians Die of Coronavirus

Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari yesterday in her presser said, so far, 200,262 people in the country have definitely been infected with the coronavirus, and 161,384 of total infected people have recovered.


Iran Demands to Deploy Police Team Over Death of Fugitive Judge

The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) department of the Iranian Police has demanded to dispatch a delegation to Romania to investigate the suspicious death of wanted fugitive judge Gholam-Reza Mansouri in the European country, a commander said.


U.S. Leadership’s Mindset Void of Freedom of Other

Iran has lambasted the United States for years of looting and coercion of others, all in favor of the benefits of the country’s leaders.


Tehran Ready to Swap Prisoners With Other States

Expressing concern over depriving minimum human rights for Iranian prisoners in some countries, an Iranian official announced Tehran’s readiness to swap prisoners with other countries, including neighboring countries.


Enemy Too Afraid of Iran’s Missile Power

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami lauded the defense industry of the country for fulfilling armed forces’ needs based on domestic capabilities.“


Tehran Times


Iran calls IAEA resolution ‘counterproductive’

Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Friday that the anti-Iran resolution by the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Board of Governors is “unacceptable” and “counterproductive”.


Iran tops Asian countries in organ donation

Iran is ranked first for organ donation among Asian countries, Mehdi Shadnoush, head of the Health Ministry’s center for transplantation and disease management, has announced.


UN sets up inquiry into racism after George Floyd death

The UN Human Rights Council condemned discriminatory and violent policing after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month and ordered a report on “systemic racism” against people of African descent.


Iran plans to incentivize foreign airlines to use its airspace

Iran plans to offer foreign airlines with incentive packages for encouraging them to use its airspace, Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company’s official Nasser Aqai said, IRNA reported on Saturday.


Tehran asks Romania to explain cause of Iranian judge’s death

Tehran has confirmed the death of Gholamreza Mansouri, a fugitive Iranian judge accused of corruption and taking more than $500,000 in bribes, in Romania,


Iran urges IAEA not to rely on unreliable information

Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), has said that the International Atomic Energy Agency must not give credit to unreliable information propagated through “spying activities”.


Iraqi PM to visit Iran

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi is planning his first foreign tour with visits to the United States, Iran and Saudi Arabia.


Iran to produce supersonic missiles in near future: Navy cmdr.

Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi says the country will soon manufacture supersonic missiles equipped with a jet engine variant.


E3 does not support any attempt to trigger UN sanctions snapback

France, Germany and the United Kingdom, known as E3, said in a statement published on Friday that they do not support any unilateral attempt to trigger a snapback of United Nations sanctions against Iran.


U.S. sanctions on Syria run counter to human rights: adviser

A senior adviser to the Iranian parliament speaker said the U.S.’ fresh sanctions against Syria, imposed under the Caesar Act, constitute a violation of human rights and international treaties.


Hatami: Enemies are fearful of Iran’s missile power

Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Saturday that enemies are fearful of Iran’s military power especially in the area of missile capabilities.