Kyrgyzstan's referendum

Interim government's proposed constitution aims to create a parliamentary republic.

    Voters in Kyrgyzstan are taking part in a constitutional referendum, which, if passed, will transform the country into a democracy, according to government officials.

    But intense ethnic fighting that has killed hundreds means many are not expected to turn up.

    Robin Forestier-Walker reports from the capital Bishkek.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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