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Egyptian embassy extends voting on referendum to Monday
By Petra - Dec 15,2012 - Last updated at Dec 15,2012
AMMAN — The Egyptian embassy in Amman has decided to extend voting for Egypt’s constitutional referendum until 8:00pm on Monday, Egyptian Ambassador to Jordan Khaled Tharawat announced on Saturday.
Egyptian nationals in Jordan who wish to vote can visit the embassy from 8:00am to 8:00pm, he noted.
Egyptians queued in long lines on Saturday to vote on a constitution promoted by its Islamist backers as the way out of a political crisis and rejected by opponents as a recipe for further divisions in the Arab world’s biggest nation.
The Egyptian embassy in Amman is providing a venue for Egyptians residing in the Kingdom to participate in the upcoming presidential runoff elections, with a polling station open daily from 8:00am to 8:00pm until Saturday.
Restoring security in Egypt is the main concern Egyptian expatriates had when they visited their embassy in Amman on Friday to cast their vote in their country’s presidential election.
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