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Syria starts referendum on new Constitution

(Xinhua)

14:50, February 26, 2012

DAMASCUS - Syrians early Sunday morning started a referendum on a new Constitution that gives a limit of two seven-year terms to a president and aims at restoring stablity in the unrest-hit country.

The referendum begun at 7:00 am (0500 GMT) and over 14 million Syrians are eligible to vote.

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