Economy Watch: Private Parliament-Government Meeting on Inflation
Tabnak reports that MPs and Government officials have had a private meeting today, discussing how to control the price of some necessary goods.
Rafsanjani Watch: Pro-Ahmadinejad MP Blasts Former President
MP Ruhollah Hosseinian, a long-time supporter of President Ahmadinejad, announced that up to 90 legislators have written to former President Hashemi Rafsanjani, asked him to explain a speech last week which criticised the Government and put forward a number of foreign policy statements.
In the address to clerics, scholars, and students, Rafsanjani, "We are not in war with Israel." He also indicated that he might be ready to run in June's Presidential election.
Hussainian said he is trying to get more MPs to sign the letter. He asserted, "If Rafsanjani wants to participate in the election, he should explain these statements first."