Opening Asia for Russia

Iranian leader congratulates Bashar al-Assad on victory in presidential election

29.05.2021 210 просмотров

The President of Iran congratulated Bashar al-Assad on his victory in the presidential elections in Syria.


Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Bashar al-Assad on his victory in the presidential election in Syria. This was reported on Friday by the press service of the Iranian politician.

"I sincerely congratulate you on the successful holding of elections and re-election as President of Syria," the press service quotes a congratulatory message Hassan Rouhani . The Iranian politician expressed hope that "at the new stage of political life in Syria" there will be "expansion of cooperation between the two states."

Earlier on Friday, the Foreign Ministry congratulated Bashar al-Assad on his victory in the presidential election in SyriaBashar al-Assad

On Thursday, the Chairman of the People's Council (Parliament) of Syria Hammoud Sabag announced that Bashar al-Assad won the presidential elections in the Arab Republic, which took place on May 26 >, which received the support of 95.1% of voters. The presidential term, according to the 2012 constitution, is seven years. The previous elections were held in 2014, whereBashar al-Assad received the support of 88.7% of voters.

The current head of state replaced his father in 2000, Hafez al-Assad< /b>, who ruled the country with an "iron fist" for three decades. In 2007, Bashar al-Assadwas elected for a second presidential term following a referendum and took the oath before the deputies of the People's Council.Bashar al-Assad is the general secretary of the Arab Socialist Renaissance Party, which is in power in Damascus since 1963.

Новости партнёров