US Withdrawal from JCPOA Grabs Headlines in Iran

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, May 9, and picked headlines from 16 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The top story in all newspapers today was US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw his country from the Iran nuclear deal.

The reactions to the move, particularly the remarks made by President Hassan Rouhani and EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, received the greatest coverage on Wednesday.

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages one day after the nuclear deal

While conservative papers mostly called for setting fire on the deal and resuming the country’s nuclear program, reformist papers welcomed Rouhani’s idea of continuing the implementation of JCPOA with Europe, Russia, and China.

The above issues, as well as many more, are highlighted in the following headlines and top stories:



  • Motahari: We’ll Immediately Pull out of JCPOA If They Try to Keep Us Suspended



  • Shamkhani: JCPOA Collapse Not to Benefit US


Aftab-e Yazd:

  • Tehran’s Logical Decision
  • Iran to Remain in JCPOA If Its Conditions Are Met: Rouhani



  • E3 to Remain Committed to Iran Nuclear Deal Even without US


Arman-e Emrooz:

  • Mogherini: We’ll Remain in Iran Nuclear Deal
  • Europe to Support Positive Results of JCPOA


Arman-e Melli:

1- Rouhani: P5+1 Lost One of Its Members after US Withdrawal



1- Rouhani: Iran’s Foreign Policy Based on Constructive Interaction with World



  • Rouhani: We Must Stand on Our Own Feet


Donya-ye Eqtesad:

  • Economic Counterattack on Trump’s Withdrawal: Calm in Forex, Gold Market
  • Tehran Stock Exchange Market Keeps Rising



  • Iran Nuclear Deal Minus US
  • Iran Sets Conditions for Its Remaining in JCPOA after US Withdrawal



  • Intruder Now Out of JCPOA
  • Iran President Calls JCPOA ‘International Deal’



  • Rouhani: We’ll Move towards Bright Future with or without Sanctions



  • Heavy Costs of Withdrawal for US
  • Europeans Stand by Iran



  • French Ambassador to Tehran: France’s Strategy Is to Support JCPOA



  • JCPOA Remained, US Left It
  • Rouhani: From Now on, JCPOA Is a Deal between Iran and 5 Countries
  • Shamkhani: World Not to Go Back to Pre-JCPOA Era



  • Trump Signs Document to Withdraw US from JCPOA
  • Trump’s Move ‘Psychological War’, We Won’t Let Him Succeed: Rouhani
  • Iran Ready to Resume Uranium Enrichment at Industrial Level: President


Jahan-e San’at:

  • Iran’s Priority for Neutralizing US Plot: Maintaining Economic Stability



  • Trump Tears Apart JCPOA after Swallowing All Concessions
  • It’s Now Our Turn to Set Fire on It



  • In Reaction to US Treason, Europe’s Promise: Iran Issues Deadline for Exiting JCPOA



  • Mohammad-Javad Larijani: Europe Worse than US; We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Sanctions



  • Nuclear Chief: Iran Ready for Any Situation


Vatan-e Emrooz:

  • Rouhani after US Withdrawal from JCPOA: We Gained Important, Historic Experience
  • Fate of Nothing
  • Trump Officially Declares US Withdrawal from JCPOA, Reinstates Sanctions

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages one day after the nuclear deal

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