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Up-to-date coverage of everything related to Iran’s Majlis, or Parliament. Separate from the government, the Parliament is an elected chamber of lawmakers with its own factions and responsibilities.

MEP Calls for Promotion of Iran-EU Parliamentary Ties

Chairman of the European Parliament’s committee on foreign affairs has called for further promotion of parliamentary relations between Tehran and the European Union.

Iran Parliament Passes Rouhani’s Budget Bill after Amendments

Iran’s parliament has passed general outlines of President Hassan Rouhani’s new budget bill after initially rejecting it over concerns that the proposed cuts could hit vulnerable people the hardest.

Iran Parliament Rejects Framework of Rouhani’s Proposed Budget

The Iranian Parliament on Sunday disapproved the framework of the budget proposed by the Rouhani administration for the upcoming fiscal year (March 2018-19).
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Iran Parliament Okays $50bn in Financing for Next Year’s Budget Bill

Iranian parliamentarians have given the go-ahead to “financing” sources of income proposed by the government in next fiscal year’s budget bill.

PUIC Rejects US Recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s Capital

The Parliamentary Union of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation Member States' (PUIC) Presidential Troika has wrapped up its meeting in Tehran by issuing a final statement in support of Palestine.

Over 200 MPs Hail Gen. Soleimani’s Role in ISIS Defeat

Iranian lawmakers have sent a letter to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution to congratulate him on the total eradication of ISIS in Iraq and Syria and to praise General Soleimani for his leading role.
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‘Iran Has Plans to Counter US Possible Pullout from JCPOA’

Iranian legislators say Tehran has plans to deal with Washington’s possible withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Iranian MPs Pass 8 Bills on Economic Cooperation with Other Countries

An Iranian MP says lawmakers have passed several bills that would facilitate economic cooperation between Iran and other countries.
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Iranian Parliament Condemns Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum

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.
British Parliamentary Delegation to Visit Tehran

British Parliamentary Delegation to Visit Tehran

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.

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