Iran sacks 'reformist' science minister

August 20, 2014 10:43 AM

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Iran sacks 'reformist' science minister

TEHRAN: Iran's conservative-dominated parliament Wednesday voted to sack the science minister for wanting to recruit people accused of involvement in the 2009 protest movement.

Reza Faraji Dana, whose responsibilities included Iran's universities, was sacked after a censure motion went against him.

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