Azerbaijan CEC sums up September referendum results (UPDATE)

Politics Materials 11 October 2016 17:14 (UTC +04:00)

Details added (first version posted on 16:57)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 11

By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:

Azerbaijan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) held a meeting on Oct. 11 on the referendum held Sept. 26 to make amendments to the Constitution.

During the meeting, the CEC adopted a decision to announce the referendum results.

The CEC decision said the Referendum Act must be considered as adopted, since more than half of voters, who participated in the referendum, cast their ballots in favor of each of the 29 items in the draft Referendum Act.

The decision also approved the CEC protocol, and said the referendum is valid and the Referendum Act on amendments to the country’s Constitution is considered as adopted.

Under the decision, the referendum’s results will be announced and the text of the adopted Referendum Act will be published.

The decision comes into force from the date of its publication.