Assad Supporters Rally in Lebanon as Syrian Expats Vote

Thousands of Syrians flocked to their embassy in Lebanon as expat voting started Wednesday ahead of Syria's June 3 presidential election, a vote that is widely expected to give Bashar Assad a third seven-year term in office, The Associated Press reported. The Syrian opposition and its Western allies have denounced the election as a sham designed to lend Assad a veneer of electoral legitimacy.

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