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Ivorian Parliament OKs Looser Nationality Rule for Presidential Candidates

Ivory Coast's parliament on Tuesday approved changing the constitution to ease nationality rules for presidential candidates, a move the government says will end prolonged instability but which the opposition says is undemocratic. Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara promised during his reelection campaign last year to remove the constitution's requirement for presidential candidates to have parents who are both native-born Ivorians — a sore point in a country that has long...

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