Parliament

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.

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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Iranian official says diplomacy only solution to Yemen crisis

The National Security and Foreign Policy chief of Parliament censured the international community’s silence toward the deadly Saudi airstrikes against Yemen.
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Excessive demands kill Iran nuclear deal: Larijani

A final deal can be reached if the P5+1 adopts a rational approach, abstains from making excessive demands, and avoids new issues during the talks on drafting the final text of an agreement, Larijani said.
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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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FM Zarif makes powerful case in parliament for nuclear talks

The Iranian foreign minister makes a convincing case in parliament for nuclear talks and the questions surrounding them. Speaker Larijani praises the explanations as sufficient.
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Controversy surrounding a bill that would call for a halt to nuclear talks

Some MPs have withdrawn their signatures from the bill citing the deceitful tactics of its sponsors.
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Iran’s top MP opposes motion to halt nuclear talks

The speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly has warned fellow MPs against getting carried away by a politically charged atmosphere over the nuclear issue.
Mehdi Davatgari

Bill to halt Iran-P5+1 talks contradicts Iran’s Constitution: MP

The bill which would require a halt to nuclear talks unless the US stops its threatening rhetoric against the Islamic Republic will be rejected by the Custodians Council, Davatgari predicted.
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Has former IRIB chief set his sights on Speaker’s chair?

An Iranian daily has taken a look at the 2016 parliamentary vote, saying the former IRIB boss is likely to stand for parliament and even vie for the top MP’s chair.
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MPs release statement detailing what negotiators should and should not do

MPs issue a statement that calls on Iranian negotiators to make sure the red lines of the establishment are not crossed in any final deal.

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