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Near-final referendum results show rail upgrade law upheld

Ljubljana, 24 September - Opponents of the law governing the construction of the Divača-Koper rail expansion failed to bring down the legislation in Sunday's referendum, as preliminary results showed supporters with an 8-point lead with less than a tenth of the votes remaining to be counted.

Ljubljana
The initiator of the referendum on the Koper-Divača rail expansion, Vili Kovačič (left) awaiting the arrival of results at a pizza restaurant.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Vili Kovačič, the initiator of the referendum on the Koper-Divača rail expansion, awaiting the arrival of results.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Miro Cerar casts vote in the rail upgrade referendum.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Miro Cerar casts vote in the rail upgrade referendum.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Miro Cerar casts vote in the rail upgrade referendum.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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