Iran's parliament approves nuclear deal with world powers, though they could discuss again

October 13, 2015 6:45 AM

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TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's parliament has voted in favor of a nuclear deal struck with world powers.

In a vote Tuesday carried live by state radio, 161 of 250 lawmakers present at the session voted in favor of the landmark accord. However, Iran's 12-member Guardian Council could refer the bill back to parliament for more discussion.

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