Kyrgyzstan’s constitutional referendum declared valid
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.11
The referendum on making amendments to Kyrgyzstan’s constitution has been declared valid, the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Kyrgyzstan told TASS news agency reported.
More than 30% of citizens included in the electoral lists voted.
Voting as part of a referendum to make amendments to the Constitution of Kyrgyzstan and elect members of local councils started at 08:00 (UTC/GMT+6) on Dec. 11.
The amendments, in particular, envisage strengthening the prime minister’s powers in relation to the parliament of Kyrgyzstan. The amendments also cover the regulations of the Constitution relating to high values – human rights and citizenship.
During the referendum, citizens can vote "for" and "against" all amendments as a whole. It is impossible to choose some amendments out of a list of amendments.
The voting will last until 20:00 (GMT+6).