Lebanon’s Hezbollah congratulates Syria's Assad on election victory

Reuters
Beirut Updated: May 29, 2021, 12:19 AM(IST)

Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad Photograph:( AFP )

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Assad won the election on Thursday with a majority of 95.1 per cent

Lebanon’s Hezbollah on Friday congratulated Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on winning a fourth term in office, it said in a statement.

"We hope that upcoming years will be a great opportunity for Syria to return to playing its natural and leading role globally and regionally," it said.

Assad won the election on Thursday with a majority of 95.1 per cent.

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