Oct 13, 2015, 9:44 AM
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Iranian parliament approves JCPOA bill

Tehran, Oct 13, IRNA – The bill on the implementation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was approved Tuesday with 161 votes in favor out of total 250 votes from the lawmakers who were present in Majlis (parliament) today's open session.

59 parliamentarians voted against and 13 abstained.

On October 11, Iranian parliament ratified the general outline of a single-urgency bill on the JCPOA.

After the total of 253 lawmakers cast their votes, the bill on the general outline was approved with 139 votes in favor, 100 against and 12 abstentions.