October 27, 2015 / 10:30 AM / 5 years ago

Congo Republic opposition leader dismisses referendum result

BRAZZAVILLE (Reuters) - A senior opposition leader in Congo Republic on Tuesday dismissed a referendum result showing overwhelming approval for a change in the constitution to allow President Denis Sassou Nguesso to run for a third consecutive term.

“This result is a fantasy,” Pascal Tsaty Mabiala, secretary of the Pan-African Union for Social Democracy party told Reuters. The opposition boycotted Sunday’s election and he said official figures showing 72 percent turnout were fabricated.

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