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Published: 15:45, March 16, 2022 | Updated: 15:48, March 16, 2022
Kazakh President Tokayev lays out constitutional reform plan
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Published:15:45, March 16, 2022 Updated:15:48, March 16, 2022 By Reuters

Kazakhstan' President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev attends a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart (not seen in this picture) following their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow, on Feb 10, 2022. (MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV / SPUTNIK / AFP)

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan needs to switch from "superpresidential" rule to a presidential republic with a strong parliament, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said on Wednesday, proposing constitutional reform. 

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Addressing the Central Asian nation's parliament, Tokayev also proposed changing the electoral system and re-establishing the constitutional court.

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