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Top Shia urges Iraq charter ‘yes’

Iraq’s most senior Shia cleric has called on the country’s majority Shia community to vote “yes” in Saturday’s constitution referendum. The statement was conveyed by aides of Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani based at the shrines of Najaf and Karbala. It is his most direct show of support for the charter and it is expected to carry great weight with Iraqi Shias. Full Story

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