Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 5-7-2020

Iran News Daily


Tehran Censures EU3’s Non-Compliance With JCPOA

Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has sent a letter to EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell to denounce the EU3’s non-compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement after the three European states drafted an anti-Iranian resolution at the IAEA Board of Governors, Foreign Ministry spokesperson has announced.


Gov’t Makes Wearing Mask, Observing Health Protocols “Mandatory”

President Hassan Rouhani described observing physical distancing and health protocols, using masks and refusing to attend at public gatherings essential for fighting coronavirus, and stated that using masks in public places is mandatory.


Cause of Accident At Natanz Nuclear Site Discovered

The spokesperson for the Supreme National Security Council of Iran says expert teams have determined the cause of a recent accident at Natanz nuclear facility in the central province of Isfahan.


2,449 New Cases of COVID-19 Infection Confirmed in Iran

Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 2,449 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 237,878.


UNSC Debate Reaffirmed Multilateralism, Rejecting U.S. Unilateralism

Advisor to Iranian Foreign Minister said on Saturday that the UN Security Council online debate on implementation of UN Resolution 2231 reaffirmed important role of United Nations and multilateralism and almost all members opposed to the US unilateralism.


N. Korea Says No U.S. Talks Plan

North Korea has repeated that it has no immediate plans to resume nuclear negotiations with the United States unless Washington discards what it describes as “hostile” policies towards Pyongyang.


Dispute Mechanism For JCPOA Lacks “Clear Procedure”

Russia’s Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov wrote on Saturday that dispute resolution mechanism to solve issues related to the July 2015 nuclear deal “lacks clear and agreed procedure.”


Iran Enduring Anti-Human Sanctions for 40 Years

Iran’s Ambassador to Paris Bahram Qasemi said on Friday that it is for over forty years that Iran has been enduring unlawful acts and unilateral sanctions that runs counter to all human rights and fundamental international rights.


Coercion, Hypocrisy, Two Elements of American Human Rights

Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights stressed that the United States has hijacked the human rights, saying that the foundations of American human rights are made up of two elements: coercion and hypocrisy.


Tehran, Moscow Review Energy Cooperation

Iranian ambassador and Russian Deputy Minister of Energy met and held talks on the energy cooperation.


Zarif Wishes Immediate Recovery of Pakistani FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wished immediate recovery of his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi reportedly curing COVID19.


IRGC Missiles Iran’s Backing

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi boasted the country’s self-sufficiency in production of different defensive tools, stressing that Iran is proud of the missiles built by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a source of reliance.“It is a good feeling when the IRGC unveils and tests a missile and it is our backing,” Mousavi said on Friday.


It’s Time to Fuel Fight Against U.S.

Secretary of Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said that given the international and domestic conditions, it’s a good opportunity to fuel the fight against the U.S.


Abduction of Iranian Diplomats Big Crime

Iran’s ambassador to Beirut said on Friday that kidnapping of four Iranian diplomats Seyyed Mohsen Mousavi, Ahmad Motavasselian, Kazem Akhavan and Taqi Rastegar Moqaddam in 1982 is a big crime and against all human and diplomatic norms and international treaties.


IRIAA Overhauls Eight Cobra, Bell 214 Helicopters

According to the commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army Aviation, the force has overhauled eight Cobra and Bell 214 helicopters.



Tehran Times


Zarif writes to Borrell, denounces E3

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has sent a letter to the EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell to denounce the E3’s non-compliance with
the JCPOA after the three European states drafted an anti-Iran resolution at the IAEA Board of Governors, according to Iran’s Foreign Ministry.


INTA instructs implementation of capital market incentive package

Head of the Iranian National Tax Administration (INTA) Omid-Ali Parsa has instructed the INTA’s subsidiary offices to implement a program for offering special tax exemptions and incentives to the companies that are accepted to the stock market in the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 20).


Overnight stays hit 5 million record high in month

Iranian travelers registered a record high of more than 5 million overnight stays at accommodation centers across the country during the month of Khordad (May 21–June 20), CHTN reported.


The world’s largest Confederate monument faces renewed calls for removal

Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial, a ninestory-high bas-relief sculpture carved into a sprawling rock face northeast of Atlanta, is perhaps the South’s most audacious monument to its pro-slavery legacy still intact.


Security official says Gen. Soleimani assassination was U.S. gift to Takfiri terrorists

Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), said on Saturday that assassination of Lieutenant General
Qassem Soleimani was the United States’ gift to Takfiri terrorists and their supporters.


Passed down from generation to generation: Turkmen jewelry designs

An Iranian craftswoman makes a final inspection on traditional handmade necklaces in her home, which is also house to a small family workshop for crafting personal ornamentations, in Turkmen Sahra, a region in the northeast of Iran near the Caspian Sea, June 30, 2020.


Iran files lawsuit against U.S. over sanctions effects

Laya Joneidi, the presidential aide for legal affairs, announced on Saturday that Iran has filed a lawsuit in the International Court of Justice against the United States over effects of sanctions on fighting the coronavirus pandemic.


Zarif advisor calls UNSC meeting manifestation of multilateralism

Ali Najafi Khoshroodi, an advisor to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said that the recent UN Security Council meeting was a manifestation of multilateralism.


‘Iran-Venezuela trade poses no threat’

Michael Hollingsworth, a professor at the University of South Alabama, has said that trade between Iran and Venezuela poses no threat to the world.