Iranian parliament passes bill approving nuclear deal

October 13, 2015 6:18 AM

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Iranian parliament passes bill approving nuclear deal

DUBAI Iran's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday supporting the government in implementing a nuclear deal with world powers, state news agency IRNA said, in a victory for the government over conservative opponents of the deal.

Some lawmakers have opposed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) that President Hassan Rouhani's government reached with world powers on July 14, and Tuesday's vote removes a major obstacle to putting the agreement into practice.

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