Iran parliament pushes back on military for Russian base use

August 23, 2016 6:33 AM

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TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's parliament has pushed back against the military dismissing its oversight following Russia using an Iranian air base to launch airstrikes on Syria.

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani brought up the topic on Tuesday as lawmakers gathered in Tehran, a day after Iranian officials announced Russia's use of the Shahid Nojeh Air Base has stopped for the time being.

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