Iran's supreme leader calls for parliamentary vote on nuclear pact, lifting of all sanctions

September 3, 2015 1:55 PM

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Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said Thursday that the Iranian parliament should vote on a landmark nuclear accord with Western powers. He also called for a full lifting of sanctions against Iran, rather than a partial one.

“I am not advising parliament to approve or disapprove” the nuclear accord, state media quoted the ayatollah as saying. “It is up to them to decide.”

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