The Iranian parliament on Wednesday condemned the Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s move to hold an independence referendum, saying such separatist measures are to the detriment of Iraq and the whole region.
A parliamentary delegation from the United Kingdom is set to visit Tehran in the near future, said Head of Iran-UK Parliamentary Friendship Group Alireza Rahimi.
Iran has expressed its readiness to host a 2018 meeting of women lawmakers from Asian parliaments, a female lawmaker said.
The Iranian Parliament has unanimously approved a bill that permits the government to expand the country’s economic cooperation with Slovenia.
A senior Iranian legislator has declared that there is no restriction on the presence of photojournalists in the Parliament, urging reporters to press ahead with their work as seriously as before.
Iranian lawmakers on Sunday gave vote of confidence to 16 ministerial nominees proposed by President Hasan Rouhani, but did not vote for his power minister Habibollah Bitaraf.
An Iranian lawmaker says more than 90 percent of those sentenced to death for carrying illicit drugs would have the chance to return to life if the new bill passed by the Parliament is signed into law.
Iranian legislators have urged the Rouhani administration to pursue a “diplomacy of frowning” in dealing with the US.
The Iranian Parliament on Sunday passed the general outlines of a motion to counter the US terrorist and adventurous measures in the region. The new law has been also hailed by the Iranian foreign ministry.
An Iranian MP says the government is to present a bill to the Parliament whose ratification will lead to the removal of divorce details from women’s identity documents.