IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
The Iran visit of French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and the meetings he held, among others, with President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his extension of an invitation to the Iranian president to visit Paris dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday. Also on the cover of dailies was the confirmation by Afghan officials of the death of Taliban Leader Mullah Omar.
Ettela’at: “We need to make up for past failures to seize opportunities,” President Rouhani said at a meeting with visiting French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius.
He further said that the cooperation stipulated in the Vienna accord should set the stage for trust-based relations of the future.
The French President has invited President Rouhani to visit Paris.
Abrar: Foreign Minister Zarif has vowed to expand political dialogue with France.
Abrar-e Eghtesadi: Iran seeks to purchase Russian aircraft!
Abrar-e Eghtesadi: The volume of liquidity has increased 4.4 percent.
Afkar: The chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces has described Turkish attacks on Kurds fighting IS terrorists as a strategic blunder.
Afkar: A member of parliament’s Industries Committee has stressed the need for imports of modern mining and industrial technology in the post-sanctions era.
Aftab-e Yazd: Only 20 people attended a gathering to protest the Tehran visit of French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius.
Aftab-e Yazd: “Settlement of the nuclear issue was one of my dreams,” said Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
“We need to be vigilant to make sure that distractors do not create obstacles in the path of political wisdom Iran is treading,” the chairman of the Expediency Council further said.
Aftab-e Yazd: The case involving the missing oil derrick will soon be tried in court.
[It comes after revelations that an oil derrick Iran purchased when Ahmadinejad was in power was never delivered to Iran.]
Amin: “That IRIB [state radio and TV organization] has been neutral in its coverage of nuclear talks is more like a joke,” said Sadegh Zibakalam, a renowned political analyst.
Arman-e Emrooz: President Rouhani’s approach won’t change.
Fifty-two MPs have called for the impeachment of the interior minister.
Arman-e Emrooz: The chairman of the Expediency Council has likened the Vienna accord to a political earthquake in the world.
Asrar: American tourists on their way to Iran
Ebtekar: “One of the reasons I filed my candidacy for presidential elections [more than two years ago] was to settle the nuclear case,” Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said as he praised the nuclear deal.
[Rafsanjani was disqualified by the Guardian Council and didn’t make the final list of candidates.]
Etemad: A decision will be made in the case of governors who do not see eye to eye with the Rouhani administration in two months’ time.
Etemad: The French rapprochement
President Hollande has invited President Rouhani to visit Paris.
The French foreign minister has said that respect and resumption of ties are the messages of his Tehran visit.
Farhikhtegan: A member of parliament’s Support for National Production Committee has said that the committee has filed a complaint with the Judiciary against former President Ahmadinejad for his failure to abide by laws requiring official support for national production.
Hemayat: Fabius has denied that France has been playing the role of bad cop in nuclear talks with Iran.
Hemayat: “The UN Security Council resolution on Iran’s defense capabilities is not acceptable,” Ali Akbar Velayati, an advisor to the Supreme Leader, told reporters.
Iran: The Supreme National Security Council has started reviewing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Jomhouri Islami: France has called for expansion of ties with Iran.
Kar va Kargar: Some 1 million high-income individuals have been taken off the list of people who receive monthly cash subsidies.
Kayhan: Review of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), maybe some other time!
At a very sensitive juncture, MPs have left for a summer recess.
Rah-e Mardom: Prominent Hollywood actors have joined the ranks of individuals who support a nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1.
Saheb Ghalam: “The Iranian people and parliament will keep a close eye on the P5+1 countries’ implementation of the Vienna accord,” Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said.
Saheb Ghalam: The stage will be set for Iran’s exports of LNG.
Sharq: Tehran Municipality is at work!
Tehran Municipality put up signs on billboards across the capital against a person who was the official guest of the country!
Taadol: “A new chapter of cooperation between Iran and Total will open in development of [Iranian oil and gas] fields,” the Iranian oil minister said after meeting the French foreign minister.