Assad wins Syria election with 88.7 percent of votes

By REUTERS
June 4, 2014 22:06




BEIRUT - Bashar al-Assad won 88.7 percent of the vote in Syria's presidential election, parliament speaker Mohammad al-Laham said on Wednesday, securing a third term in office despite a raging civil war which grew out of protests against his rule.

Related Content
Breaking news
September 24, 2017
Russia says one its generals killed by mortar shelling in Syria

By REUTERS