Parliament

Iranian MPs Propose Formation of Club of Sanctioned Countries

An Iranian parliamentary faction has come up with the idea of establishing a club of sanctioned countries for concerted action against the US economic terrorism.

Iran Ready to Promote Parliamentary Ties with Bangladesh

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Speaker of Bangladesh Parliament Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in Dhaka.

Lawmakers Endorse Rouhani’s Picks for Two Ministries

The Iranian Parliament has given votes of confidence to two ministerial picks introduced by President Hassan Rouhani to the lawmakers for the Ministry of Education and the newly-established Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts.

Tehran, Stockholm Discuss Parliamentary Cooperation

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Andreas Norlén, the speaker of the Swedish parliament, in the Scandinavian nation's capital of Stockholm.

Iran to Launch Ministry of Tourism, Cultural Heritage

A spokesman for Iranian Parliament's Cultural Commission says the Guardian Council has approved the plan to set up the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage.
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Iranian MP: No Place for Oil in Next Year’s Budget

A senior Iranian lawmaker has unveiled plans to free the country’s budget in the coming year from the share of petrodollars.

Iranian MP Escapes Assassination, Bodyguard Shot

Iranian lawmaker and Shiite cleric, Ahmad Salek, has escaped assassination on Sunday when bikers attacked his car in Tehran, shooting his bodyguard.

‘World’s Parliaments Can Play Key Role in Easing Tensions’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Gabriela Cuevas Barron, the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), have discussed the key role the world’s parliaments can play in easing regional tensions.
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Ali Larijani Re-Elected as Iran’s Parliament Speaker

Ali Larijani has been re-elected as the speaker of the Iranian Parliament for 12th consecutive year.
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Foreign Envoys Due in Iran Parliament to Discuss JCPOA

The Iranian parliament is set to host ambassadors from the signatories of the 2015 nuclear deal and a number of other countries to discuss the recent developments regarding the landmark nuclear deal.

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