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Egypt's new constitution 'approved'

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt says preliminary results from the referendum on a new constitution show a significant majority backing the controversial draft law.

In the second round on Saturday more than 70% of votes were in favour, but turn-out was just over 30%.

The main Egyptian opposition party, the National Salvation Front, does not dispute the figures, but it has complained of irregularities during the voting.

John McManus reports.

  • 23 Dec 2012
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