China News Service, May 28. According to the Russian Satellite Network, on the evening of the 27th local time, the Speaker of the Syrian People’s Assembly, Sabah, announced that the current President Bashar Assad won 95.1% of the votes in the presidential election and was re-elected. .

Assad then expressed his gratitude to the Syrians.

Data map: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

  Sabag said: "The candidate Bashar Assad has 13,540860 votes...He won by an absolute majority. 18,107,109 people have the right to vote, 14,239,140 people voted. Assad won 95.1% of the votes."

  After the announcement of the results, Assad said, "Thanks to all Syrians for their high patriotic enthusiasm and active participation in this expression of the people's will."

  He said: "Let us start the work phase from tomorrow to strengthen our hope of building Syria into what it should be."

  The Syrian presidential election was held on May 26.

More than 12,000 polling places operate from 7:00 to midnight.

According to official data, voting was conducted in all provinces without any violations.

  According to the Syrian constitution, the president has a 7-year term and is directly elected by voters.

Candidates need to obtain an absolute majority of votes to be elected.

This is the second presidential election held in Syria since the outbreak of the Syrian crisis in 2011.

In the last presidential election, Bashar al-Assad won with 88.7% of the votes and has been re-elected to this day.

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