19 April 2021

Syrian refugees decry ‘illegitimate’ elections by Assad Related news


IDLIB, Syria Displaced Syrian civilians have decried a decision by the Bashar al-Assad regime to hold presidential elections in the war-ravaged country next month as “illegitimate”. On Sunday, Syria’s People's Assembly (parliament) set May 26 as a date for holding presidential elections. According to the official news agency SANA, candidacy applications can be submitted to the Supreme Constitutional Court from April 19 to 28. “There is no legitimacy for elections carried out by a regime that [...]