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The Iranian Parliament, dominated by conservative lawmakers, has decided to refer a controversial Internet restriction plan to an internal commission in preparation for the approval of the bill which would block Iranians from major social media websites.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Mohammad Reza Majidi, the Secretary-General of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly, signed the APA’s Headquarters Agreement on the provisions related to the status, privileges and immunities of the permanent secretariat of the Assembly in Tehran at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Thousands of Iranians working in the country’s energy industry have gone on strike over the past week in protest at low wages.
Iran says the United States will not be part of negotiations between Tehran and other signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), until Washington lifts all sanctions against Iran.
A senior Iranian official says the government is determined to implement the parliament’s legislation aimed at lifting the sanctions imposed on the country.
Iranian lawmakers have lodged a complaint with the Judiciary against President Hassan Rouhani over an agreement reached between the International Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Iran’s parliament speaker has praised the administration of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for implementing the legislation on countering sanctions which was passed by lawmakers, in a visit to the country's underground Fordow nuclear plant.
The Presiding Board of the Parliamentary Fraction for Iranian Expatriates’ Affairs has held a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Iranian Expatriates’ Affairs Kazem Sajjadi.
The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says the West cannot ask the Iranian administration to violate the legislation passed by the country's Parliament regarding sanctions imposed on the country.
The Iranian cabinet has approved the Strategic Action Plan to Lift Sanctions and Protect Iranian Nation’s Interests, a law earlier passed by the Parliament and approved by the Guardian Council.