Warm, friendly greetings open the first session of the Iranian parliament.
Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said massive participation in the February 26 elections nationwide made Iran's international foothold stronger.
Iranian lawmakers have elected Ali Larijani as the speaker of Iran’s Majlis (parliament) for the third consecutive year.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on Wednesday, June 23, that French National Assembly President Claude Bartolone is scheduled to visit Iran in coming days in a bid to broaden relations between the two nations.
French Parliament Speaker Claude Bartolone said that without Iran's engagement, West Asia will not see lasting peace.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani described the US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group as a 'political joke', and said Tehran will not cooperate in such a fake coalition.
The Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission on Sunday released a half-yearly report on the process of implementation of a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world countries known as the JCPOA.
Based on a bill passed by the Parliament, Iranian authorities, from the Leader and president to ministers and vice-presidents, are obligated to report the amount and details of their possessions and properties to the country’s Judiciary.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani described Iran and China as the havens of Asia, and called for development of Tehran-Beijing ties in all fields.
Iran and New Zealand officials in a meeting in Tehran discussed different ways to step up efforts to further expand relations and cooperation between the two countries.