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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 24

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 24

** IRAN NEWS- Iran warns of quitting JCPOA if it fails to pay off- Swedish co. to invest in Iran plastics packaging sector- Iran-Pakistan banking ties still await restoration** IRAN DAILY- Iran’s 10-month trade up 12%- US Supreme Court forbids seizure of Persian artifacts- IAEA: Iran continues to adhere to …

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Russia to continue Astana process in cooperation with Iran, Turkey

Russia to continue Astana process in cooperation with Iran, Turkey

Speaking at a joint press conference with his Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov, Lavrov said that the Astana process remains the only barrier that prevents the United States from dividing Syria, noting that these plans, even though they are denied by the US, are being implemented by them east of the …

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India, Iran resolve to focus on connectivity, economic cooperation

India, Iran resolve to focus on connectivity, economic cooperation

The article written by Ashok Sajjanhar, President of Institute of Global Studies, and a former Ambassador of India to Kazakhstan, Sweden and Latvia, said the three-day visit of Hassan Rouhani to India, his first after becoming President in 2013, was testimony that India’s ”Think West” Policy, like its ”Act East” …

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Tehran-Baku ties affect region

Tehran-Baku ties affect region

'We observed holding Iran cultural days event in Baku, and Iran also hosted Azerbaijan's,' Ziafat Askerov said in a meeting with Head of Islamic Culture and Relations Organizations Abouzar Ebrahimi Torkaman.He also referred to the MoU signed between Iran and Azerbaijan in 2014 as start of cultural cooperation between he …

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UNSC session on Syria delayed again

UNSC session on Syria delayed again

The meeting was supposed to be held on Friday morning (local time) but due to some disagreements was delayed.The disagreement is reportedly on the way to create safe zones for transporting aids to people in Eastern Ghouta, the way to confront Daesh, Al-Qaeda, and making implementation of truce guaranteed. Kuwait, …

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UN special envoy for Syria calls for immediate truce

UN special envoy for Syria calls for immediate truce

Staffan De Mistura called on guarantor countries Turkey, Russia and Iran for an immediate meeting for re-establishing 'tension reduction zones', in a statement read out by UN spokeswoman Alessandra Vellucci during a briefing in Geneva.De Mistura underlined that immediate, unhindered humanitarian access to Eastern Ghouta, as well as evacuation of …

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Europeans interested in cooperation with Iran: Senior official

Europeans interested in cooperation with Iran: Senior official

Managing Director of Iran Air (Homa) Farzaneh Sharafbafi said all participants of the Euromoney Iran Conference 2018 which was held in Paris recently, were in agreement that the US President Donald Trump's decisions and threats do not effect Iran and Europe cooperation.'The participants believed that the US withdrawal from the …

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1 killed, 15 injured due to shelling attacks on Damascus

1 killed, 15 injured due to shelling attacks on Damascus

The source told SANA that the armed groups positioned in Eastern Ghouta on Friday also fired mortar and rocket shells on the neighborhoods of Mezzeh 86, Barzeh, al-Joura, al-Qaboun, causing material damage to houses and properties.A source at Damascus Countryside Police Command said that a number of shells landed in …

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US unable to weaken Islamic Iran: Major cleric

US unable to weaken Islamic Iran: Major cleric

Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani in the second sermon of his Friday prayers in Tehran said that the US, Zionists and Saudi Arabia are considering making a regional and international consensus against Iran.He noted 'The enemies cannot weaken the Islamic Republic because it is holy and blessed.'The cleric described the …

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Iran criticizes Pakistan on banking ties, IP project

Iran criticizes Pakistan on banking ties, IP project

'Iran has banking interactions and trade ties with many countries in the world but this problem has not been already resolved between the two countries,' Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost said in a reference to cut of banking ties between the two countries since the sanctions era.Honardoost, speaking at …

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