The share of National Development Fund of Iran from oil revenues has decreased to 20 percent from a previous 26 percent.
Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the Iranian lawmakers will adopt a bill requiring the government to increase uranium enrichment level in case fresh sanctions are slapped on Iran by the US Congress.
The top MP said the status quo in Syria is not in the interest of any country, calling for political efforts to restore stability to the conflict-stricken country.
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani is to visit Turkey on January 20 to deliver a speech at the 10th meeting of the Islamic Inter-Parliamentary Union (IIPU).
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.
Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has said that Iranian lawmakers are seeking to ratify a bill to resume nuclear enrichment if new Western sanctions are imposed on Iran.
Newspapers and MPs with different political leanings have reacted differently to Ali Motahari’s comments that sparked a brawl in parliament.
Iranian lawmakers have unanimously supported the Iranian foreign minister’s remarks on the performance of the country's negotiating team in nuclear talks with P5+1.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran will never give up the nuclear rights of the Iranian nation, vowing to defend national interests in nuclear talks with P5+1.
Iran's parliament speaker congratulates Jesus Christ's birth, saying violence and extremism are the main concerns of all nations and followers of divine religions.