April 13, 2016 / 2:07 PM / in a year

Iraq may dissolve parliament amid political crisis: state TV

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq’s parliamentary speaker Salim al-Jabouri may dissolve the assembly as the country struggles to overcome a political crisis, state TV said.

The channel cited an unidentified spokesman for Jabouri.

The announcement came after a chaotic parliamentary session in which lawmakers scuffled over a plan to overhaul the government that aims to tackle graft.

Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli and Saif Hameed; editing by John Stonestreet

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