根據塔吉克斯坦中央選舉委員會（Tajik Central Election Commission)的說法，有94.5%的選民投下了贊成票 。
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A high court in Tajikistan has ruled that an Islamic political party banned and shut down earlier this month should be included on a blacklist of extremist and terrorist organizations. The September 29 verdict clears the way for authorities to crack down further on the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan's (IRPT) leadership and rank-and-file, seemingly cementing the fate of a party that was until recently a major player on the country's political scene.