Iran's parliament dismisses Science Minister Faraji-Dana

August 20, 2014 6:34 PM

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Iran's parliament dismisses Science Minister Faraji-Dana

Iran's parliament has voted to dismiss the science minister, dealing a blow to reformist President Hassan Rouhani.

The motion to sack Reza Faraji-Dana, whose responsibilities included the country's universities, was backed by 145 of the 270 lawmakers present.

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