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Voting extended for 2nd day at Syrian Embassy in Lebanon, turnout surprises public opinion

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With high turnout, the Syrian citizens continued Thursday to head to the Syrian Embassy in Lebanon for casting ballots for the second consecutive day to elect a president for their country.

The first day of voting witnessed high turnout in Lebanon which constituted a surprise for all followers on the Lebanese area as no one would expect these huge numbers of voters. The wide turnout also reflects the Syrians’ commitment to their constitutional rights and sovereignty of their country.

The Syrian Embassy in Lebanon extended receiving the Syrian voters for another day due to the high turnout to practice their constitutional right following High Judicial Committee’s decision late Wednesday to extend voting period at Syrian Embassy in Lebanonon for one more day may29th, starting from 07:00 till 24:00.

Syria’s Ambassador in Beirut Ali Abdul Karim told SANA correspondent that the ballot process was decided to be resumed at the Embassy HQ in Beirut from 07:00 to 24:00 in order to enable all the Syrian citizens to practice their duty.

Abdul-Karim pointed out that the heavy turnout of the Syrians voters for the second day is still continuous, ” which proves to everyone inside and outside the country that the Syrians believe in their homeland, president and army.”

He said that the ballot boxes at the Embassy will close at 12, 00 Pm of Thursday.

Syrian citizens headed early in the morning Thursday to the Syrian Embassy, raising the Syrian flag and photos of candidate Dr. Bashar al-Assad.

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The presidency thanks Syrian citizens abroad for wide participation in the presidential elections

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The presidency of the Syrian Arab Republic thanked the Syrian citizens abroad for their wide participation in the Presidential elections.

On its social networking site / Facebook / the Presidency stressed that the high turnout of the Syrian citizens abroad on the polling centers indicates their great national awareness and their real belonging to the homeland as well as their aspiration to build the future of modern Syria.

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Emotions running high nationwide as historic election is just around the corner

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Unshaken in their determination and with their spirits soaring higher as the presidential vote draws nearer, increasing numbers of Syrians flood the streets and squares to demonstrate undiminished support to elections they view as a milestone in Syria’s history.

Residents of Mheen town and its neighboring villages in the eastern countryside of Homs took to the streets in a massive rally to express their support to the elections and pride of the victories achieved by the Syrian Arab Army over terrorism to which the country is exposed.

The participants affirmed the Syrians’ ability to decide their future, rejecting any foreign intervention in Syria’s internal affairs.

They said that the rally is a true expression of the Syrians’ support for their army and leadership.

“We came to say to the whole world that the Syrians are the ones who decide their destiny and choose their president,” the participants said.  

Meanwhile, members of Engineers Syndicate in Tartous staged a solidarity stand outside the building of Syndicate in support of the presidential elections and national stances.

The  participants stressed adherence to chose the best future for Syria through election candidate Dr. Bashar al-Assad “who will lead us to safety.”

In the same context, thousands of citizens gathered outside the Municipality building in Lattakia to express support to presidential elections, national stances and the Syrian Arab Army in confronting terrorism.

The participants voiced confidence that wide participation in elections is the best way to express loyalty to Martyrs’ sacrifices in restoring security and stability to the country.

“Syria lives the dawn of victory and Syrians are able to rebuild what was destroyed by terrorists,” the participants said. 

Women Union in Deir Ezzor organized a solidarity stand to express their determination to take part in the presidential elections, considering it a chance to enhance the role  of woman in building the future of the country.

The participants said that the elections reflect  the real political and democratic pluralism Syria is witnessing.

They pointed out that candidate al-Assad “is the one who is able to build Syria hand in hand with the Syrian people.”

Citizens of Hadar Town in the northern countryside of Qunetira organized a massive rally in support of the elections.

They raised national flags and placards expressing their full support and love for the homeland.

The participants called on international and human rights organization to pressure the Zionist occupation forces to allow  the Syrian citizens of the occupied Golan practice their right to vote.

In Hama, popular activities continued as citizens went ahead with organizing solidarity stands and events intended to pay tribute to the Syrian army and voice support to upcoming elections.  

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SFP from Agencies – 29/05/2014

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