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NAZRAN, July 4 (Itar-Tass) Head of the Republic of Ingushetia Yunusbek Yevkurov has decided to run for a second term as the head of the Ingush administration, Yevkurov told President Putin in Novo-Ogaryovo on Thursday.
"I have decided to run for a second term. Vladimir Putin has approved my decision, saying it is necessary to carry through many projects which were already launched," Yevkurov said.
President Putin accepted Yevkurov's resignation and endorsed him Acting head of Ingushetia.
According to the amendments to the Constitution of Ingushetia adopted by the Ingush People's Assembly, the head of Ingushetia will be elected by the parliamentary vote in September.
The amendments were passed after numerous debates, consultations and sociological polls which took into account the opinion of the population.
In accordance with the amended document Yunusbek Yevkurov had to resign. President Putin accepted his resignation and endorsed him in the post of Acting head of Ingushetia so that Yevkurov could run for a second term and be endorsed by the parliament according to the new rules.