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Plan to Impeach Zarif Over Money Laundering Comments Submitted

Zarif would be the first Islamic Republic foreign minister to be subjected to impeachment proceedings if the proposal goes forward
Plan to Impeach Zarif Over Money Laundering Comments Submitted Plan to Impeach Zarif Over Money Laundering Comments Submitted

The parliament has received a motion to impeach Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif over his recent comments about “widespread money laundering” in Iran and a host of foreign policy issues.  
“Today, a proposal to impeach the foreign minister was submitted to Majlis Presiding Board, and we sent it to the National Security and Foreign Policy Commission for further consideration,” Lawmaker Ali Asghar Yousefnejad told IRNA on the sidelines of an open session of the parliament on Tuesday. 
The motion carries 24 signatures. Based on parliament’s procedural law, at least 10 lawmakers should sign the motion to launch the impeachment process. 

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