Syrian opposition decries al-Assad’s victory, calls vote illegal

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The election this week that saw Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claim a fourth term in office was illegal, charged the opposition on Friday. The vote was conducted on Wednesday in Syria’s government-controlled areas. Those who turned up had a choice of three contenders, including al-Assad. “The election was held without legitimacy. It forced those in charge to forge and manipulate its results,” Hadi al-Bahra, an opposition figure and the co-head of the Syrian constitutional committee wrote on Twitter. Bahra disputed official claims that 78.6 per cent of eligible Syrian voters cast ballots. Al…

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