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.

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What Zarif told MPs in a closed-door meeting of parliament

Following marathon nuclear talks in Vienna, the Iranian foreign minister has attended a parliamentary session in camera to brief MPs on what went on in the talks in the Austrian capital.
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Larijani: Iran, Russia enjoy amicable ties

Ali Larijani, the Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, has said that Iran and Russia have amicable ties and continue their consultations on what is happening in the region.
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Will president’s new pick for Science Ministry get a nod from parliament?

Dr. Ahmadi Danesh-Ashtiani will be President Rouhani's fourth nominee seeking parliament's a vote of confidence to take charge of the Ministry of Science.
Ali Larijani at a meeting with Nouri al-Maliki

Iraq security important for neighbors: Iran Majlis speaker

There is ample potential for the further growth of Tehran-Baghdad relations, said the Iranian top MP.
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Iran lawmakers urge full removal of sanctions

Iranian MPs have asked for the lifting of all sanctions immediately after the conclusion of a final nuclear deal with P5+1, calling on the nuclear team not to accept any restrictions on enrichment and research activities related to nuclear fuel cycle.
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Nili rejected; science ministry remains bossless

President Rouhani’s choice for the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology fails to secure the nod of the parliament.
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Iran’s Parliamentary Delegation Due in Moscow

A delegation of Iranian MPs is to leave Tehran for Moscow for a 5-day visit.
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Iran, P5+1 agree on principle issues: Rouhani

As for general questions, there is consensus between Iran and P5+1, yet details are yet to be agreed over.
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Iran MPs denounce UK Cameron’s allegations against Tehran

Iranian lawmakers have strongly condemned British prime minister’s recent allegations against the Islamic Republic in which he charged Iran with harboring terrorism.
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Iran Not to Cooperate with Fake US-Led Anti-ISIL Coalition

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani described the US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group as a 'political joke', and said Tehran will not cooperate in such a fake coalition.

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