Comoros votes to allow president to run for further term: official

Voters in the Comoros overwhelmingly backed controversial constitutional reforms that would allow President Azali Assoumani to run for another term, an electoral official said Monday, following a referendum boycotted by the opposition.

"I'll give you the national results... 'Yes,' 172 240 votes, which is 92.74%. 'No,' 13 338 votes, which is 7.26%," the president of the Comoros National Electoral Commission (CENI), Ahmed Mohamed Djaza, told a briefing in the capital Moroni.

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