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Iran Parliament dismisses transport minister

01 February 2011 [14:25] - TODAY.AZ
The Iranian Parliament (Majlis) has given a vote of no confidence to the country's Minister of Roads and Transportation Hamid Behbahani. Out of 242 lawmakers who attended the Majlis open session on Tuesday, a total of 234 deputies cast their votes.

Behbahani failed to obtain a vote of confidence as 147 Iranian lawmakers voted in favor of his dismissal while 78 were against and nine abstained.

/Press TV/

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