Every party wanted transparent elections but no one had the “courage” to introduce constitutional reforms for it, Awan said, adding it was because it “suited an incumbent government to buy votes to increase its seats”. Awan said the premier stressed during the latest meeting that he was “not concerned whether [the PTI’s] seats in the government increase or decrease”, instead his concern was accountability. The PTI government has vowed to “pay whatever price needs to paid” to ensure that the upcoming Senate elections are transparent and no vote-buying takes place by introducing amendments to three articles of the Constitution, government officials said on Thursday.
American NEWS 28th Jan, 2021
Washington: “Must act quickly” warned the highest diplomat of United States, to return to the nuclear deal by former President Donald Trump “because the window is closing” on Tehran’s deadline for Washington to lift economic sanctions. Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, made the comments in exclusive remarks to USA TODAY.
Iran’s hardline-dominated parliament has set a Feb. 21 deadline for Biden to lift U.S. sanctions as part of a move back into thenow-breached agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA. If the U.S. fails to act, Iran says, it will halt inspections of its nuclear sites by the International Atomic Energy Agency – a key provision of the accord – and further boost uranium enrichment.