April 24, 2021 at 12:10 pm
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.
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