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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.

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Iran’s FM Briefs MPs on JCPOA Achievements and Regional Developments

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.
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Iran to Allocate $100m to Crisis-Hit Khuzestan

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.

Larijani Calls for Effective Relations with All Countries

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.
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Iran and Ukraine to Promote Parliamentary Ties

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.
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Iran lawmakers pass single-urgency JCPOA motion

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.
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Iranian lawmakers denounce anti-Iran Saudi policies

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.
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Counteracting, Iran’s Only Choice against West’s JCPOA Non-Compliance: Larijani

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.
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Iran Takes Part in Asian Parliamentary Assembly in Cambodia

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.
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Independent MPs Will Play Vital Role in Forming Parliament Majority

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.

Iran not to implement JCPOA until sanctions repealed: MPs

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.

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