Syria to hold Feb. 26 referendum on new constitution

By REUTERS
February 15, 2012 11:18

 
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BEIRUT Syrian President Bashar Assad, fighting an 11-month revolt against his rule, has ordered a referendum on a new constitution on February 26, state television reported on Wednesday.

"President Assad has issued a decree to hold a referendum on the 26th of this month for a draft constitution for the Syrian Arab Republic," Syria TV said.

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