Majlis

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Majlis

(ˈmædʒlɪs)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the parliament of Iran
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in various N African and Middle Eastern countries) an assembly; council
[from Persian: assembly]
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The meeting took place at a joint initiative of the parties and was aimed at deepening the cooperation of the President's Office, the President's representation in Crimea and the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, and coordination of efforts with a view to de-occupy the peninsula and reintegrate it.
The Mejlis, or Congress of the Crimean Tatar People, is the Tatar Muslims' highest executive representative body.
Today, the guest was also received by the Chairwoman of the Parliament (Mejlis) of Turkmenistan.
It voiced "deep concern by the human rights abuses and violations being carried out by the Russian de-facto authorities in illegally annexed Crimea against Ukrainians, the Crimean Tatars, and members of other local communities." It noted that despite the 2017 Order of the International Court of Justice, the Mejlis, the Crimean Tatars' self-governing body, remains under persecution and is banned in its homeland.
Minister Elmar Mammadyarov conveyed the sincere greetings of the Chairman of the Milli Mejlis of Azerbaijan Ogtay Asadov to the Chairman of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani.
The activities of the Mejlis -- the only representative body of the Crimean Tatar people -- were also banned.
Ahtem Cyigoz, the Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, was detained in January 2015 for participating in a rally in support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine, which took place in front of the Supreme Council of the Crimea on February 26, 2014, and was accused of mass riots.
He made these remarks during his visit to the Milli Mejlis (the Parliament of Azerbaijan) on Saturday.
ISLAMABAD -- H.E Mrs Akja Nurberdiyeva, Chairperson of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan along with a delegation called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House Wednesday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ukrainian nationalists and activists of the so-called Crimean Tatar Mejlis recently began to receive reinforcements in the face of right-wing members of the Turkish terrorist group 'Grey Wolves'.
Legislative power is exercised by the supreme representative body the Mejlis (Parliament) of Turkmenistan, which consists of 125 deputies, elected in accordance with the territorial election districts for the term of 5 years.
presidency, says Azerbaijani Milli Mejlis Vice Speaker Bahar Muradova.