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King Mohammed of Morocco Announces Constitutional Changes

June 17, 2011

June 17 (Bloomberg) -- King Mohammed VI of Morocco announced constitutional ammendments that would change the goverance of the North African nation.

The new constitution will provide more power for the elected parliament, he said.

The constitutional measures will provide for human rights, criminalize torture and assure equal rights for women, he said in a televised address to the nation.

To contact the reporter on this story: Nadeem Hamid in Washington at nhamid3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Terry Atlas at tatlas@bloomberg.net


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