Russians in Syria cast their vote for presidential election

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LATAKIA, Syria – The voting in the Russian presidential election was held calmly in Syria and the voter turnout is higher than during the Russian parliamentary polls in 2016, the Russian Embassy in the Arab Republic said according to TASS.

“The voting was held surprisingly calmly, which is unusual for the Syrian region,” a spokesman said.

“The voter turnout was higher than during the parliamentary election. This is clear as voters usually show higher interest in the presidential election,” the spokesman continued.

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“No incidents have occurred here,” the spokesman said.

Although no exact figures were given to how many people voted, it was said several hundred voted.


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