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Morocco king sets referendum on new constitution July 1
June 17, 2011 / 8:41 PM / 6 years ago

Morocco king sets referendum on new constitution July 1

RABAT, June 17 (Reuters) - Morocco’s King Mohammed promised a new democratic constitution on Friday that would devolve some of his powers to parliament and the government, adding Moroccans would be able to vote for the changes in a July 1 referendum.

“We have managed, three months after having launched a constitutional revision process, to develop a new democratic constitutional charter,” he said in a televised address to the nation. (Reporting by Souhail Karam; writing by Tim Cocks; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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