Rouhani accepts agriculture minister’s resignation

TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has accepted the resignation of Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati, said a lawmaker.

Asadollah Abbasi, the spokesman of the Iranian Parliament’s presiding board, broke the news on Monday.

The resignation comes as the Iranian Parliament was slated to impeach the minister on Tuesday.

Abbasi said that due to this resignation, the impeachment session will not be held anymore.

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