(Al-Jazeera) The Iranian parliament has voted to consider a proposal to pick another city as the nation's capital, potentially moving the seat of government from the overcrowded Tehran.
Iran's official news agency IRNA said on Tuesday that politicians had accepted outlines of the proposal with 110 out of 214 present lawmakers supporting it. The chamber has 290 seats.
Under the plan, a council would be set up and spend two years studying which alternate location would be best.
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