Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif briefed Parliament members on the achievements of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as well as the ongoing developments in the world, particularly the recent coup in Turkey and the terrorist attack in France, a lawmaker said.
An Iranian MP announced that a plan to allocate $100 million to resolve the problems of Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran has been approved in the Parliament.
Ali Larijani, who was elected by members of Iran’s new Parliament as the temporary Speaker, called for broader ties with other countries in line with Iran’s national interests.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Ebrahim Rahimpour and the Ukrainian Parliament’s Deputy Speaker Anna Gopko called for broadening parliamentary relations between the two sides.
MPs require the Iranian administration to actively pursue the policy of global nuclear disarmament and participate in all international, legal and diplomatic efforts in this regard.
Iranian parliamentarians have harshly criticized Saudi Arabia for adopting hostile policies toward Iran, including Riyadh’s recent aerial attack on Tehran’s mission in Yemen.
The Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker says Iran is left with no choice but to confront the “injurious measures” taken by the United Nations (UN) and the United States against the due implementation of a nuclear deal between Iran and the Group 5+1.
An Iranian parliamentary delegation is attending the 9th Plenary Session of Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) which is underway in Cambodia.[:es]Una delegación parlamentaria iraní asiste a la 9ª Sesión Plenaria de la Asamblea Parlamentaria Asiática (APA, por sus siglas en inglés), en desarrollo en Camboya.
A couple of reports published by Tabnak news website state that the reformists and the conservatives have gained the same number of seats in the Iranian parliament, which means that independents will play a great role in determining the next parliament’s majority.
In a letter to President Rouhani, 213 MPs said no practical measure should be taken with regard to the implementation of JCPOA before the lifting of US and EU sanctions.