I. Coast to learn result of vote on new constitution

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara (R) says the revised constitution could end years of stabilityIvory Coast is expected to announce Tuesday the result of an opposition-boycotted weekend referendum on constitutional changes that President Alassane Ouattara says will help end years of instability. The package put to the country’s 6.3 million voters has alarmed opposition leaders and prompted accusations that Ouattara is trying to line up a successor for when his term ends in 2020. It would also get rid of a contested clause on national identity that took effect in 2000 and stipulates that both parents of a presidential candidate must be born on Ivorian soil and not have sought nationality in another country.

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