FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Bashar Al Assad set to extend grip on power” – below is their description.
Thousands of Syrians in government-held areas of the war-torn country headed to polling stations early Wednesday to vote in a presidential election set to give President Bashar al-#Assad a fourth term. The controversial vote is the second election since the start of a decade-long civil war, that has killed more than 388,000 people. Joshua Landis, director of the Center of Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, gives his analysis.
#SyriaFRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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