Iran General NewsPRESS DIGEST - Iran - Jan 2

PRESS DIGEST – Iran – Jan 2

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ImageReuters: These are some of the leading stories in Iranian newspapers on Saturday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. ImageTEHRAN, Jan 2 (Reuters) – These are some of the leading stories in Iranian newspapers on Saturday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

DONYA-YE EQTESAD

– The government will submit the draft budget law for the fiscal year 2010-2011 to parliament on Sunday, said Mohammad Reza Mirtajeddini, vice president in charge of parliamentary affairs.

SIYASAT-E ROUZ

– Foreign Minister Manouchehr Motakki said the government and parliament are in agreement over nuclear fuel swap on Iran's soil.

ABRAR-E EQTESADI

– Iran has no choice but to import five million tons of wheat during the current year to cover shortage, said Jamshid Edalatian, a member of Tehran Chamber of Commerce.

KHORASSAN

– "There are proposals on the opening of five foreign banks on the table," said Deputy Economy Minister Behrouz Alishiri.

VATAN-E EMROUZ

"We will warn former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani over his silence towards recent anti-government riots," said Asadullah Badamchian, a senior member of the Islamic Coalition Party.

ARMAN

– The proposal raised by defeated presidential candidate Mirhossein Mousavi in his latest statement can serve as a basis for restoration of unity, said Mohsen Rezaie, secretary of the state Assembly of Experts, in a letter to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali khamenei.

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