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| 7 May 2021, Friday | النسخة العربية

14 candidates for Syria presidency in addition to Assad

Fourteen Syrian candidates have announced their nomination for the presidential elections slated for next month,in addition to current President Bashar Al-Assad, RT reported on Friday.

Until Thursday, the People’s Assembly of Syria had received 12 application for the presidency, as well as the application filed by Al-Assad.

Today, the People’s Assembly of Syria announced that two more applications approved by the Supreme Constitutional Court were received.

According to the Syrian Constitution, a candidate for the presidency must obtain 35 votes in parliament. An MP is allowed to only vote for one nomination.