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Jabouri failed to convince heads of blocs to extend term of parliament: source

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Efforts of parliament speaker Selim al-Jabouri to convince leaders of political blocs to convene a session and vote to oblige the High Electoral Commission to recount all the votes, not partially.
"Jabouri phoned heads of the political blocs in a bid to convince them to extend the term of parliament," the source added.
He added all the forces refused this suggestion.
"The Sadrists, State of the Law, Kurdistan Democratic Party and Kurdistan Democratic Union refused to hold the session," the source explained.
"The current term of parliament will expire on Saturday," he revealed.