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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.

Larijani congratulates Assad on parliamentary Election

Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has congratulated Bashar al-Assad on the successful holding of Syrian parliamentary election.
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Iran stresses relations with Belarus

Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has underscored the need for the further enhancement of “friendly” relations between Iran and Belarus in all areas, particularly in the parliamentary sphere.
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Iran’s Government Urged to Extend Int’l Academic Exchanges

Iranian lawmakers have approved a plan that urges the administration to expand its academic relations with the world.
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If sanctions persisted, we would go for 60 percent enrichment: MP

If the US forged ahead with its sanctions, an initiative which grants the government the go-ahead to enrich uranium to 60 percent levels would be handed over to the Presiding Board, said Asafari.

1,500 more candidates cleared for Iran parliamentary polls

An Iranian electoral official says the Guardian Council, the country’s top supervising body, has cleared another 1,500 hopefuls to run in the upcoming parliamentary elections
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200-plus MPs call on government to present JCPOA bill

The petition says any voluntary measures and implementation of the deal before the approval of the Islamic Consultative Assembly and subsequent confirmation of the Guardian Council would be illegal.
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Ireland keen for final Iran nuclear deal: Parliament Speaker

Speaker Ali Larijani says that the Irish authorities are keen to see the successful conclusion of the nuclear negotiations between Iran and P5+1.
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Leader: Solving nuclear issue easy if all rely on domestic resources

The Supreme Leader stressed that his views regarding the nuclear issue are the same as the ones asserted before.
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Iran, Iraq Agree on Closer Security Cooperation

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani unveiled plans for stronger cooperation with neighbouring Iraq in the fight against terrorism.

Parliament Speaker Larijani Rejects BBC Report on Imam Khomeini

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani heaped scorn on the BBC for its recent baseless report on correspondence between Imam Khomeini and former US president Jimmy Carter, slamming the story as a crafty move to legitimize normal relations between Iran and the US.

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