The Iranian parliament approved generalities of a bill on implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
The general outlines of a single-urgency motion that gives the go-ahead to the administration to voluntarily implement the July 14 nuclear agreement with the P5+1 group of countries on a conditional basis, was passed in parliament.
During the open session of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) on Sunday, 139 lawmakers voted in favor and only 100 voted against the motion, while 12 lawmakers abstained.
Details of the bill will be discussed in the parliament on Oct. 13.
The session was held under intense debates between the opposing MPs.
The JCPOA was reached between Iran and the P5+1 (the US, the UK, France, Russia, China and Germany) on July 14.
The bill will allow the government to take some measures in line with the constitution and the country’s red lines regarding the JCPOA.
The Supreme National Security Council, as the highest source of decision making for political and military affairs, has already approved the JCPOA