Highlights of Ettela’at newspaper on Nov. 8

A special look at the headlines Ettela’at newspaper covered on Nov. 8.

 A new chapter opens in relations between Iran and the European Union.

The President of the European Parliament has met with senior Iranian officials.

President Rouhani told the visiting European top MP that the stage is set for measures to “deepen Iran-Europe cooperation”.

 Officials have released a list of [locally-produced] items that citizens can buy using the pre-paid cards they are to be provided with.

 IS has used chemical weapons against government forces in Syria.

The news comes ahead of a UN Security Council meeting on Syria come Tuesday.

 The large gathering of the Iranian media in the Press and News Agencies Exhibition

The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps has said that it will have an active presence in the event.

 Iran will actively participate in the Vienna conference [on Syria], said Ali Akbar Velayati, an advisor to the Supreme Leader.

He said everyone has admitted that working out a political solution to the Syrian crisis without Iran is impossible.

 Banking authorities have agreed to cut interest rates as of November 22.

 

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