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Kazakhstan votes for new national anthem - Comments

Kazakhstan's parliament Friday backed President Nursultan Nazarbayev's proposal to adopt his reworked version of a popular patriotic song as the Central Asian nation's new national anthem, the parliament's press office said. Nazarbayev told lawmakers in a letter he edited the lyrics of the "Mening Kazakhstanym," or "My Kazakhstan," song to reflect the Kazakhs' "centuries-old fight for independence," and "the idea that the wealth of the Kazakh land and people will open a better future for our descendants"

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