Iranian MPs engage in discussions while the Economy Minister speaks during a parliament session in the capital Tehran on August 26, 2018 before a vote which saw him impeached. / AFP / ATTA KENARE
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Pressures mounted on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Tuesday as lawmakers summoned him to answer questions on weak economic growth and rising prices, but the parliament was not convinced with his answers and referred the case to the judiciary.Defending his cabinet's performance, Rouhani said the economic troubles only began when Washington reimposed sanctions on Tehran, but many lawmakers did not find that answer satisfying according to vote results at the end of the session reported by Tasnim news agency.
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