The Iranian parliament is to review a bill on Iran’s accession to Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), which was earlier proposed by the government as part of measures to adopt the standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FTAF).
Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Masoud Karbasian could not survive an impeachment by the Iranian Parliament and will have to leave his office.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will appear in the parliament to respond to questions about the newly-signed convention on the Caspian Sea legal regime.
Iran’s Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare Ali Rabiee has been voted out of office in an impeachment session in Parliament.
Iranian lawmakers have adopted a number of motions to further support and protect the rights of women and children in the Islamic Republic.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has decided to go to the Parliament to respond to the lawmakers’ questions about the Iranian economy, planning to use the opportunity to reveal “truths” behind the country’s conditions.
After several failed attempts, Iranian lawmakers for the first time mustered enough votes on Wednesday to summon President Hassan Rouhani to answer their questions in coming weeks over issues related to his handling of the country’s struggling economy.
The Iranian Parliament’s National Security Commission is mulling over a plan to abolish the compulsory enlistment of Iranian men above 18 years of age in the military service, and to introduce an alternative plan that would make the army professional.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the ministry has presented its tenth quarterly report on the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal to the Iranian Parliament.
The spokesman for Iran’s Guardian Council said the body has rejected the parliament’s legislation amending Iran’s Counter Terrorist Finance law in accordance with standards set by the global anti-money laundering body, Financial Action Task Force.