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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.

Mohammad Hasan Asafari

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.
Larijani

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Decries Kabul Terrorist Attack

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani condemned deadly bomb blasts that killed scores of people in Kabul on Saturday, saying the attack was a plot to destabilize Afghanistan and create discord within the society.
Ali Larijani

Iran’s Larijani Lambasts US for Starting Terrorism in Region

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani blamed the US for initiating and sponsoring terrorism in the region, and said Washington's occupation of the regional states caused a boost in terrorist actions.

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.
Parliament

Political Makeup of the 10th Parliament at a Glance – 157 Seats Confirmed So...

The winners of 157 out of 290 parliamentary seats have been determined so far, with the Principalists losing ground to a combination of the...
Hosseinian

My threats against Zarif and Salehi were serious: MP

Although we do not seek to develop a nuclear bomb, by JCPOA we gave away a psychological advantage, Hosseinian said.

Rouhani Sworn in as Iran’s President for Second Term

In a Saturday ceremony attended by delegations from over 100 countries, Hassan Rouhani was sworn in for the second term as the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Election

Number of Applicants for Iran Parliament Seats Surpasses 10,000

Interior Ministry has announced that the number of female applicants have risen by 3 percent compared to the previous term.
Janko Veber Morteza Darzi Ramandi

Parliament Speaker: Slovenia Keen to Expand Relations with Iran

Slovenian Parliament Speaker Janko Veber in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Ljubljana Morteza Darzi Ramandi on Monday voiced his countryˈs willingness to broaden ties between the two countries, specially in parliamentary fields.
Ali Larijani

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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