Lithuanians approve of constitutional amendment on dual citizenship in referendum

By Alice Tidey, 13 May
(photo credit: REUTERS/Ints Kalnins)
(photo credit: REUTERS/Ints Kalnins)
Lithuanians overwhelmingly backed amending the constitution to allow for dual citizenship with certain countries during a referendum on Sunday. The motion was approved with about 71.9% of votes and opposed by just over 26%, preliminary results showed. Turnout was more than 52.6%. If passed into law, it would amend Article 12 of the country's constitution so that Lithuanians can acquire a second citizenship without losing their birth nationality.
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