Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Syria's Assad wins second term

Shaul sent this with the comment, "He is more popular even than his father..."

Syrian President Bashar Assad won a referendum on extending his presidency for second term, garnering 97.62 percent of votes.
At a press conference, Interior Minister Bassam Abdel-Majid said 95.86 percent of eligible voters – 11.19 million – took part in the vote. Only 1.71 percent voted against renewing Assad's presidency for another term.

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