PRELIMINARY REPORTS: 98.58% VOTED FOR NAGORNO KARABAKH CONSTITUTION

Regnum, Russia
Dec 11 2006

Under preliminary results of the constitutional referendum in Nagorno
Karabakh held on November 10, according to the Central Election
Commission, 77,279 people, which is 98.58% from the whole number
of eligible voters spoke for the constitution, 549 people (0.7%),
a REGNUM correspondent in Stepanakert reports.

Overall, 78,389 voters participated in the referendum, which is 87%
from eligible voters in Nagorno Karabakh.

As Head of the Central Election Commission Sergey Nasibyan said, the
constitution was passed. From now on, December 10 can be treated as
the Constitution Day in Nagorno Karabakh, he said. Final results of
the referendum will be announced on December 13.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress