Syria has elected Bashar al-Assad as president for the fourth term
In Syria, Bashar al-Assad was elected president for the fourth time with 95% of the vote. According to the details, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad won the election for the fourth time, he got 95% of the votes.
President Bashar al-Assad will be re-elected for a fourth term, while his opponents have accused him of rigging the election. There were also two main candidates against President Bashar al-Assad, a former Minister of State Abdullah Salam Abdullah and another opposition reconciliation leader Muhammad Mehri, but both have been severely defeated.
In a statement on social media, Bashar al-Assad thanked his supporters for winning the election and said he would resume work to rebuild and develop Syria. President Bashar al-Assad said the election made it clear that despite the long-running civil war, Syria was returning to normal.
The head of Syria’s parliament announced Bashar al-Assad’s victory in the election at a news conference, saying 14 million people had cast their ballots and voting had increased by 78%.