A woman & an accused bomber in Iran cabinet

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Tehran, Sep 3: Iran would witness the Islamic republic's first woman and an accused bomber as ministers as per President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's proposed cabinet.

Nearly 80 percent of lawmakers approved Ahmad Vahidi, wanted for 1994 bombing in Buenos Aires.

On the other hand, Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi, at the health ministry would be the first woman minister to join the cabinet in Iran.

However, rivals claimed the outcome of the vote as fraudulent resulting in violence, which killed 30 people.

On Thursday, Sep 3, MPs stood in queues to deposit votes in separate ballot boxes for each of the 21 nominees.

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