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Foreign Affairs

Iran’s accession to anti-terrorism convention postponed

Tehran, Majlis (the Iranian Parliament) voted for the postponement of accession to Terrorist Financing Convention (formally, the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism).

'We hold in abeyance the bill for two months,' said the Speaker of Majlis Ali Larijani.

The delay was passed by 138 ayes, 103 nays, and 6 abstentions.

The head of the National Security Commission of Majlis had said that the bill needed two months for further investigation.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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