Iranian parliament to vote on implementing JCPOA
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 6
By Fatih Karimov - Trend: The Iranian parliament will vote on implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) next Sunday(October 11), Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht, spokesman of the Iranian government said.
He referred to the move as a 'historic decision' taken by MPs, Iran 's ISNA news agency reported Oct. 6.
The generalities of a bill on implementing the JCPOA was approved on Oct. 5 by the National Security and Foreign Policy and Energy Commissions of the parliament.
Nozar Shafiei, spokesman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, said that minor changes have been made in the bill.
Head of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Iranian Parliament, Allaeddin Boroujerdi, said on Oct. 4 that there were some flaws in the JCPOA.
The Supreme National Security Council, as the highest source of decision making for political and military affairs, has approved it. Of course, the Supreme Leader's point of view is that the parliament should also take decision in this regard.
The JCPOA was reached between Iran and the group P5+1 (the US, UK, France, Russia, China, and Germany) on July 14. It will curb Iran's nuclear program in return for lifting economic sanctions.
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