Iran government has no plans to remove oil minister: spokesman


Iran government has no plans to remove oil minister: spokesman

Iran’s government has no plans to remove Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh from his post, a government spokesman said on Sunday, according to the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA).

A senior Iranian lawmaker said last month he was gathering signatures in parliament to support a motion to oust Zanganeh for his inability to counter U.S. sanctions on Iran’s oil sales.

Hedayatollah Khademi said last month he still needed to gather enough signatures to move the motion forward. Similar attempts against Zanganeh have failed in recent years.

“There is no change in the government’s work programme. Zanganeh has always been active and is one of the key ministers of the government Read More

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