Boroujerdi says Majlis bill empowers negotiating team

Tehran, June 23, IRNA – Head of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi said that the bill passed by Members of Parliament on Tuesday for preserving nuclear achievements empowered the negotiating team.

Speaking to reporters, he noted that Majlis approval of the bill for preserving nuclear achievements was an action in line with Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

In addition to the Supreme National Security Council, Majlis believes the nuclear talks serve safeguarding the achievements and red lines in this respect, Boroujerdi noted.

He made clear that the bill passed by Majlis will not impede the way of negotiations.

Majlis passed legislation on Tuesday which urges the government to maintain nuclear rights and achievements of the nation.

The motion was adopted by the parliament with 213 votes in favor, 10 against and six abstentions. A total of 244 representatives took part in the voting.

It asserts that the results of nuclear talks with the Group 5+1 will be valid only if they contain in vivid terms that the entirety of sanctions to be lifted all at once immediately after Iran acts in accordance with terms of the deal.

The motion also says that the International Atomic Energy Agency is the only international entity allowed to carry out regular inspections from Iranian nuclear sites within the frameworks of the Additional Protocol.

The legislation prohibits access to military sites, security and non-nuclear sensitive places or interview with Iranian scientists.

The bill said that the regulations set by the Supreme National Security Council has to be fully observed and that the outcome of the nuclear talks should be reported to Majlis based on Article 77 and Article 125 of the Constitution.

The legislation also obliges Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to report the practical steps to implement the nuclear deal to the MPs every six-month.

In the meantime, the SNSC should provide a report to Majlis every six-month about the proper implementation of the final deal.

The legislation stipulated that no restrictions would be acceptable to acquire nuclear science or develop peaceful nuclear technology.