Syria: Assad's party wins parliamentary elections

In the case of the so-called parliamentary elections in the civil war country Syria has won the ruling Baath party of President Bashar al-Assad, as expected, th

Syria: Assad's party wins parliamentary elections

In the case of the so-called parliamentary elections in the civil war country Syria has won the ruling Baath party of President Bashar al-Assad, as expected, the majority. The party and its allies, which had been closed to the Alliance of National unity, together, won the official results from Tuesday, according to 183 of the 250 seats in the Syrian people's chamber. Among the winners of the other 67 seats were business people, also support Assad.

Started on Sunday around 1600 candidates, including 200 women. The turnout was around 30 percent, as Samir Sumrik, Chairman of the High election Commission, said in a press conference on Tuesday. The result can be inserted from Wednesday to Friday, a contradiction.

From the Opposition is criticism came to. "These are simply unlawful elections. The Regime has chosen the candidates, even the independent,“ said Jahia Aridi, participating in the Geneva peace talks as a member of the Opposition. "The people in Syria had not a free choice. This was a theatre-game of the regime.“

critics had already spoken prior to the "election" of a Farce, because the vote of the leadership in Damascus is controlled. It is the third "parliamentary elections" in Syria was since the beginning of the civil war in 2011. The appointment had been postponed because of the Coronavirus pandemic, two Times.

Updated Date: 22 July 2020, 08:21

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