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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Ahmadinejad's Cabinet Collapses

niacINsight reports:

Just eight days before inauguration, Ahmadinejad’s cabinet becomes illegal and requires a parliamentary vote of confidence to continue working. During the past few days, Ahmadinejad has been unexpectedly replacing cabinet members. According to Fars News Agency, Safar Harandi, the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran, resigned today bringing the changes in the cabinet to 11 (more than 50%). According to article 136 of Iran’s Constitution, if more half of the ministers change, the government is required to seek a fresh vote of confidence from the parliament.

link: Harandi resigns, Ahmadinejad’s cabinet no longer official « niacINsight


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