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Syria’s Supreme Constitutional Court Accepts 3 Presidential Candidates

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Syrian Supreme Constitutional Court Spokesperson, Majida Khadra, said on Sunday that the court accepted the presidential candidacy applications of Mr. Maher Abdul-Hafiz Hajjar, Mr. Hassan Abdullah al-Nouri and Mr. Bashar al-Assad.

Supreme Court spokespersonThe spokesperson added that those who have got their candidacy applications rejected have the right to submit their complaints to the court within three days as of Monday May 5th until Wednesday May 7th, 2014, SANA reported.

“The court calls on the supporters of any candidate of the three who were accepted not to practice any media or promotional activities before the final announcement of the accepted candidates is issued,” he said.

Candidates need to get written approvals from at least 35 MPs each, otherwise their applications would be dismissed.

Speaker of the People’s Assembly announced that Syrians living abroad can vote at the Syrian Embassies on May 28 and Syrians inside Syria can vote on June 3rd, 2014.

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