The Supreme Leader addresses a crowd in northeastern Iran on Saturday
United Nations officials have called for a reprieve and for a general moratorium on executions.
The initial focus of the questions is the currency crisis, with the challenge that the Central Bank did not inject foreign exchange into the market as the Rial sank from 22000:1 to about 40000:1 vs. the US dollar.
The MPs also ask why almost 16,000 luxury cars were imported with subsidsed foreign exchange between March and September and why the Government did not support domestic wheat producers, importing the commodity at a cost of $5.2 billion instead.
The Board of Parliament is considering the petition, which has passed the minimum of 74 MPs for consideration.