Syria: Arab League criticizes Syrian election plan | Reuters

Holding an election in Syria while civil war rages will only obstruct international efforts to resolve the conflict, the head of the Arab League said on Tuesday.¬†President Bashar al-Assad’s government announced on Monday that a presidential election would take place on June 3 – an event that is certain to extend his grip on power.¬†“This step could suspend the desired efforts of maturing negotiations for a political solution to the Syrian crisis,” Nabil el-Araby, the head of the Cairo-based Arab League, said in a statement.

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