The Supreme Leader’s comments that the key to solving economic problems is inside the country and his stress on the need for boosting domestic production and a clampdown on corruption in the real sense of the word dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday. Also in the news were remarks by President Rouhani in Shiraz on the removal of unjust sanctions against Iran and FM Zarif’s warning that the parties to the nuclear talks should not lose out on the current chance [for striking a final deal].
Abrar: Spokesman Nejatollah Ebrahimian has said that the Guardian Council has rejected a parliamentary motion that allows present deputies to avoid being vetted again if they seek re-election in the future.
Afarinesh: “We will cancel all unjust resolutions the UN Security Council has released [against the Islamic Republic],” said President Hassan Rouhani.
Aftab-e Yazd: Ties between Tehran and Riyadh after seismic changes in Saudi Arabia
Aftab-e Yazd: Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged officials to crack down on corruption in the real sense of the word.
Arman-e Emrooz: “Those who attacked [Tehran MP Ali] Motahari were not from Shiraz,” President Hassan Rouhani told the locals in Fars Province.
Arman-e Emrooz: “The key to solving economic woes is not in Lausanne, Geneva or New York,” said the Supreme Leader in a meeting with a group of Iranian laborers.
Ebtekar: The symphony of welcome in the city of the great
“Removal of sanctions, not sloganeering, is [something of] an art,” said President Rouhani.
Etemad: A two-percent decrease in interest rates
The daily has asked experts about their views on the decisions made by the Money and Credit Council.
Etemad: “Sanctions will be removed, whether [US] Senators like it or not,” said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New York University.
Ettela’at: The replacement of the Saudi foreign minister and crown prince
Adel al-Jubeir was named foreign minister and Prince Mohammed bin Nayef was appointed as crown prince in a Saudi cabinet reshuffle.
Financial Tribune: Drop in deposit rates
Hamshahri: “The government is expected to reject the consumption of foreign-made goods as [religiously] forbidden,” said Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.
Hemayat: “The fight on corruption needs no publicity work,” said Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani in a meeting with senior judicial officials.
Iran Daily: Saudis prevent landing of Iran medical aid plane in Yemen
Iran News: German FM eyes Iran visit
Javan: A political earthquake in the Saudi Cabinet
The Yemen war brought the 40-year-old term of [Foreign Minister] Saud Al-Faisal to an end.
Jomhouri Islami: “The government is determined to continue to walk down the path which leads to economic boom [in the country],” said President Rouhani in an address to people in Fars Province.
Kar va Kargar: “Officials should appreciate the workers’ sacrifices and nobility by solving their [pocketbook] issues,” the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution told a crowd of thousands of workers.
Kayhan: The war in Yemen which aimed to target Ansarullah backfired; Al Saud [family] has suffered casualties!
Kayhan: “Only introducing the thief does not prevent the thief from stealing. The thief should be encountered”.
The Supreme Leader, who made the remark in a meeting with a crowd of workers, was referring to measures to crack down hard on corruption and those involved in it.
Resalat: “Efforts to boost domestic production form the backbone of measures aimed at solving the country’s problems,” the Supreme Leader told a group of laborers.
Sharq: A breakdown in [nuclear] talks, missing out on chances
The Iranian foreign minister has described the current chance as historic crossroads.
Sharq: “Religion does not go hand in hand with hypocrisy,” said President Hassan Rouhani in Shiraz.
Tehran Times: National Museum of Iran showcases artifacts recovered from US Oriental Institute