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Iranian MP pessimist about success of talks with E3

Iranian MP pessimist about success of talks with E3

TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Spokesman for Iranian Parliament National Security Commission Naghavi Hosseini has said that the European companies' withdrawal from Iran shows a huge gap between Europeans' words and actions. “The Europeans have shown that they are following the US path. That’s why their major companies are abandoning Iran under the pretext of US sanctions,” Hossein...

Parl. passes amendment bill on fighting forex smuggling

Parl. passes amendment bill on fighting forex smuggling

TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (Press Shia) – The Iranian lawmakers have passed into law an amendment bill to combat the smuggling of foreign exchange, especially the US dollar.Of the 220 present MPs, 137 voted in favor of the bill, 43 voted against, while 8 lawmakers abstained. Mohammadreza Pour Ebrahimi, a member of the Parliament’s Economic Commission said about the bill that the Commission had...

Iran to stay in Syria, carry out operations upon Syrian govt. request

Iran to stay in Syria, carry out operations upon Syrian govt. request

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Sun. Iran will stay in Syria as long as the Syrian government asks for and conducts operations wherever it requests.“The Islamic Republic of Iran will definitely remain in Syria as long as the legitimate Syrian government seeks Iran’s advisory help and it will...

Iranian lawmakers suspend reviewing FATF-related bill for two months

Iranian lawmakers suspend reviewing FATF-related bill for two months

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia) – The Iranian MPS decided to suspend discussing Iran’s accession to the International Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) for two months in coordination with the government. The Iranian Parliament begun reviewing Iran’s accession to Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) and membership in the United Nations...

Cutting off terrorism financing impossible without intl. cooperation

Cutting off terrorism financing impossible without intl. cooperation

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia) – Deputy FM Araghchi urged accession to the Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism, saying cutting off lines of financial support for terrorists is impossible without international cooperation.Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi appealed for Iran’s accession to the Convention for the Suppression of...

Parl. again reviewing Iran's accession to CFT, UNTOC

Parl. again reviewing Iran's accession to CFT, UNTOC

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Parliament has begun reviewing Iran’s accession to Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) and and membership in the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC).The bill on Iran’s accession to International Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) had been returned to...

Jewish MP says Iranian Jews ready, united to defend Iran

Jewish MP says Iranian Jews ready, united to defend Iran

TEHRAN, May 30 (Press Shia) – Enemies who think of attacking Iran and damaging its interests should know that all Iranians, regardless of their religions, are ready and united to defend their country, said the Jewish community representative in Parliament Siamak Moreh Sedgh.Since the beginning of the Islamic Revolution, "unity and empathy" have been among the main counts of the victory of...

Larijani re-elected as Iran’s Parliament speaker

Larijani re-elected as Iran’s Parliament speaker

TEHRAN, May 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Obtaining 147 votes, Ali Larijani was re-elected as Iran’s Parliament speaker in the second round of election.In the first round of election, Mohammad Reza Aref, Ali Larijani and Hamid Reza Hajibabaei won 114, 101 and 54 votes respectively. This led to holding the election in second round where Hajibabaie withdraw from his candidacy in this round in favor...

Security commission approves accession to ‘conditioned’ CFT bill

Security commission approves accession to ‘conditioned’ CFT bill

TEHRAN, May 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament's National Security Commission has passed the controversial bill of accession to Intl. Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism as long as six conditions are met.After months of reviewing the bill, Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission has agreed to Iran’s accession to...

Iranian parliament speaker's race; Aref, Larijani, Hajibabaie to vie for best seat

Iranian parliament speaker's race; Aref, Larijani, Hajibabaie to vie for best seat

TEHRAN, May 29 (Press Shia Agency) – Approaching the time of Iranian parliament mid-term internal election, different fractions lobby to push forward their desired MP for the post of Iranian parliament speaker.Omid Fraction in Iranian Parliament announced that it has decided to support MP Mohammad Reza Aref in the race for the job of Iranian parliament speaker. The members of Omid Fraction...