BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 A.M.) – The U.S. State Department announced that Washington does not recognize the parliamentary elections that took place in Syria on Sunday, July 19th.

On Monday, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman, Morgan Ortagus, said that the elections were “another attempt by the regime to create false legitimacy for itself and avoid achieving the political process as stipulated in U.N. Security Council Resolution 2254.”

Ortagus talked about the Syrian authorities’ exercising “pressure” on citizens and distributing previously filled-out forms in favor of Ba’ath Party candidates and the absence of guarantees for the secrecy of the poll, according to its statement.

Ortagus also indicated that more than 5 million Syrian citizens residing abroad were unable to participate in the vote.

It is noteworthy to mention that the People’s Assembly elections were held in Syria last Sunday to choose 250 deputies in the parliament, with the participation of about 1,600 candidates.

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Tyler Vincent
Tyler Vincent
2020-07-21 12:52
Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2020-07-22 06:38
Reply to  Tyler Vincent

Satan = Allah and none of both exist. US God is only the $. USA are as much democratic as Syria, but it’s clear that president changes way more often : Daddy Hafez already participated a coup putting the Ba’ath party in power in 1963, he did a 2nd coup in 1966, toppling the Ba’ath traditional leadership and became DM then did a 3rd coup appointing himself as president for the next 29 years, then was succeeded by son Bashar since 2000… Ba’ath party still rules after 54 years… I’m not a specialist in politics but… When you’re lifelong head… Read more »

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2020-07-22 08:07