Kazakh PM: Abortion ban contravenes constitutional provision

ASTANA. July 20. KAZINFORM Head of the Kazakh Government Serik Akhmetov answered to response of Majilis Speaker Zhumatai Aliyev who offered to ban pregnancy termination in Kazakhstan, according to Liter Newspaper.

The Prime Minister is confident the abortion ban contravenes the constitutional provision.

According to Akhmetov, it is necessary to remember the main law of the country - Constitution. Everyone knows , it contains a norm that every citizen has the right of privacy, family, home, honor and dignity protection. Besides, 97 Article of Code of Kazakhstan "On people's health and healthcare system" reads that a woman has a right to an abortion.

"So, the abortion ban contravenes the constitutional provision," the Prime Minister said, according to Liter Newspaper

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