Kyrgyzstan voters back constitutional referendum empowering prime minister

12 December 2016
Kyrgyz election officials said voters have overwhelmingly backed amending the constitution to ban same-sex marriage and shift some presidential powers to the prime minister. The two questions were among a package of 26 proposed amendments that voters in the mostly Muslim former Soviet republic were being asked to approve with a simple "yes-or-no" vote on December 11. The Central Election Com[...] Read more here: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty


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