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Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim al-Jabouri speaks during an interview with Reuters in Baghdad, January 7, 2016. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's parliament speaker Salim al-Jabouri cancelled a session on Thursday to vote on a cabinet overhaul planned by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, citing a lack of quorum and the absence of the premier.

Jabouri, addressing a news conference in parliament, said another session would be held on Saturday.

(Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Alison Williams)

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