As Iran reports rising numbers of coronavirus cases, its parliament has supsended its sessions “until further notice”.
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A parliamentary official quoted in Iran’s Fars news agency said the decision was based on advice from the health ministry about “the outbreak and the risks it has”.
The Iranian parliament, known as the Majlis, is also expected not to ratify the state budget for the Iranian new year starting 20 March and will instead pass a temporary emergency budget, the official said.
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