Seven morning papers in Iran have published an editorial entitled “In Defense of Freedom” condemning US unilateralism. It is addressed at “informed and independent journalists worldwide” asking them to bravely speak up against violations of the principles of human freedoms without being influenced by governments.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson has responded to recent statements by the President of the United States and his national security advisor, as well as parts of the US Counterterrorism Strategy document accusing Iran of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the West Asian region.
Speaking at the start of the scholar year for universities and higher education centers in Iran, Hassan Rouhani said: “The United States has certainly failed by abrogating its legal, political, and international obligations, and we have succeeded.”
On Saturday, 13 October 2018, a seminar was held on the scientific analysis of challenges of Iran-US relations by the Iranian Political Science Association at the Humanities Forum in Tehran. Speakers were Dr Mostafa Zahrani, Dr Farhad Atayi, Dr Hamed Mousavi, Dr Arash Raeisinejad, Dr Ghasem Eftekhanri, and Dr Hossein Daheshyar.
Deputy Minister for Legal and International Affairs at the Iranian Foreign Ministry has said that all necessary measures are in place in case of non-compliance by Trump regarding the ICJ ruling at The Hague.
On the second day of the ICJ tribunal at The Hague in Tehran’s lawsuit against Washington for abrogating the 1955 Treat of Amity with the illegal freeze of USD 2BN of Iranian CBI assets, Iran’s lawyers have claimed the US is accusing Iran of funding terrorism in order to avoid responding to charges against it.
An expert on US affairs in Tehran believes: “The US Department of Treasury (USDT) is worried that the new Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) being set up by the EU can be used by Russia and China and set off the global decline of the dollar. It has demanded an investigation into Iran’s access to SWIFT.”
Iran’s former representative at the UN seat in Geneva believes: “Considering Trump’s proven track record in withdrawing from a number of significant international agreements, the US administration will not abide by the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to ease sanctions on Iran. This will also have a negative impact on its dealings with North Korea.”
Rizali Khajavi, known as the devoted farmer to most of us, has been hospitalized for kidney failure.
Azbar-Ali Hajavi, nicknamed Rizali Khajavi, has been in our school books for decades now. He came to be known as the devoted farmer in our elementary literature books throughout Iran.
Jabbar Baghcheban is known as the father of the deaf and hard-of-hearing in Iran. He is the founder of the first school for the deaf in Iran, which he established in the city of Tabriz and called it “Baghche-ye Atfal” [The children’s garden], and thus became known as “Bagcheban” [gardener]. He passed away in 1966.
The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.
A university professor in the UK believes: “Iran must have closer ties with Europe for its economic development. But its security can be provided mostly by China and Russia. This requires a little subtlety in the ‘Neither East, Nor West’ slogan.”
Australian cultural attaché and second in rank, Hamish Leslie Reisen, has said that Australians are not very familiar with Iran and its tourist attractions, adding: “Planning cultural programs is one of the best incentives for Australians to travel to Iran; because, the image they have of Iran is impacted by the global news coverage. Good news from Iran will surely attract their attention, especially about cultural links between the two countries.”