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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 23-6-2020

Iran News Daily


IRGC to Set Up Permanent Base in Indian Ocean

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it plans to set up a “permanent base” in the Indian Ocean in order to expand its presence across world oceans as per a directive by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei.


Iran to Open Supermarket In Venezuela

An Iranian ship was approaching the Venezuelan port of La Guaira on Sunday with a cargo of food that will supply the South American nation’s first Iranian supermarket, according to Refinitiv Eikon and Iran’s embassy in Venezuela.


Iran’s Methanol Exports to China Rise on Higher Supply

Incremental production in Iran and reduced exports to India have forced Iranian methanol sellers to step up shipments to China.


Defense Minister to Brief Lawmakers Today

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami will go to the Parliament to brief the lawmakers on the defense sectors latest developments.


3rd Section of Khaf-Herat Railway to Be Completed by Yearend

The third section of Khaf-Herat railway project which connects the rail networks of Iran and Afghanistan will come on stream in the third quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (September 22-December 20), said Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian.


VP Urges Rise in Non-Oil Exports

First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri described a jump in the non-oil exports as a panacea for the country’s economic problems.


Enemies Trying to Undermine Friendly Ties of Iran, Afghanistan

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani says the enemies of Muslim nations have targeted the good relations between Iran and Afghanistan in order to prevent the continuation of unity and friendship between the two nations.


Tehran Condemns Ratification of Anti-Iranian Human Rights Resolution

The Spokesperson of the Iranian ministry of foreign affairs Abbas Mousavi censured approval of an anti-Iranian human rights resolution in the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).


Iran, Oman FMs Hold Talks Via Videoconference

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Omani counterpart, Yusuf bin Alawi, discussed a issues of mutual interest via videoconferencing on Tuesday.


Romania Urged to Clarify Judge’s Death Cause

Foreign Ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Sunday summoned the Romanian Ambassador to Tehran and issued a note urging immediate action by the Romanian authorities to clarify the cause of death of the Iranian national named Gholamreza Mansouri.


India Asks for Iran-Made Ventilator to Battle COVID-19

India has called for the import of Iranian-made ventilator amid the fight against COVID-19.


Tehran Times


Iran, Afghanistan will settle common concerns: Atmar

Hanif Atmar, Afghanistan’s  acting foreign minister, said on Monday that Iran and Afghanistan will allay common concerns.


3 international drug trafficking gangs disbanded in Tehran

Three gangs of international drug trafficking disbanded in the capital city of Tehran, and 27 dealers were arrested, IRNA news agency reported.


Iran ready to facilitate arrival of Afghan medical travelers: minister

Iran is considering to make it easier for the Afghan nationals who are willing to visit the neighboring country for medical purposes, tourism
minister has said.


Jewish people have total freedom of religion in Iran, says rabbi

The chief rabbi of the Jewish community in Iran says Jewish people have total freedom of religion in Iran, and religious activities take place without any restrictions.


Iran views Trump as a ‘culprit’ not a president to negotiate with: advisor

Hossein Dehghan, a military advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has said that Iran considers U.S. President
Donald Trump as a “culprit” and not a president to negotiate with.


Bodies of 192 Iranian fallen soldiers brought home

Bodies of 192 fallen soldiers who lost their lives during Iraq’s imposed war against Iran in the 1980s were brought home on Monday morning.


China does not support IAEA’s anti-Iran resolution

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian has said that China does not support a resolution by the International Atomic Energy
Agency’s Board of Governors which just increases tension.


Iran to send Ukrainian plane’s flight recorder to France in coming days

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran will send the black box of a Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Tehran in January to France for analysis in coming days.


Iran, Oman Giscuss Floser cooperation

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi weighed plans to promote cooperation between the two Muslim countries.


Sixth Iranian ship nears Venezuelan port, carrying food

A sixth Iranian vessel has entered Venezuela’s territorial waters, carrying a cargo of food after the Islamic Republic supplied massive cargos of fuel to the Latin American nation in defiance of the United States’ sanctions targeting both nations.

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