A special look at the headlines Ettela’at newspaper covered on July 29.
Ettela’at: “Europe is to open a new chapter in its relations with Iran,” EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
At the meeting the Iranian president said, “our joint responsibility to humanity is to try and end terrorism and the massacre of innocent people”.
President Rouhani further said the deal Iran and P5+1 struck in Vienna proved how effective diplomacy can be in settling differences.
Ettela’at: “A new round of talks between Iran and the European Union will soon get underway,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said after meeting with visiting EU top diplomat in Tehran.
Zarif told reporters that in high-level talks with Europe, regional questions are also brought up.
Ettela’at: Ayatollah Seyyed Mojtaba Hosseini has been named the new representative of the Supreme Leader in Iraq.
Ettela’at: Human Rights Watch has said that Saudi airstrikes against Yemen amount to war crimes.
Meanwhile, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Amir-Abdollahian has described Saudi attacks on Yemen as “a strategic blunder and playing with fire”.
Ettela’at: President Rouhani’s economic team has convened an ad hoc session to review the country’s prospects in the post-sanctions era.
Afterwards, the government spokesman said the nuclear negotiating team built on diplomacy to stand up for the country’s national interests. “We build on economic diplomacy to safeguard Iran’s national interests.”
Ettela’at: The volume of water in the reservoirs of 160 dams across the country is down by as much as 50 percent.
Nineteen provinces have seen a decline in precipitation in comparison with last year.
Ettela’at: The literacy index in the country has improved.
The education minister has said that interactions with UNICEF and UNESCO are increasing.
Ettela’at: US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that the US cannot bomb away Iran’s nuclear knowledge.