Syria Election: Refugees Vote in Lebanon and Jordan

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Syrian citizens living abroad voted Wednesday in the country’s presidential election at embassies around the world.
Voting inside Syria begins next week.
This is Syria’s first multi-candidate presidential election, after 40 years of rule by the family of incumbent President Bashar al-Assad.
But many are questioning the election’s legitimacy. Natalie Carney reports.

Syria Eection: Refugees Vote in Lebanon and Jordan

Syria Eection: Refugees Vote in Lebanon and Jordan

Syrian citizens living abroad voted Wednesday in the country's presidential election at embassies around the world. Voting inside Syria begins next week. This is Syria's first multi-candidate presidential election -- after 40 years of rule by the family of incumbent President Bashar al-Assad. But many are questioning the election's legitimacy.Natalie Carney reports.
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For more on Syria’s presidential election and the crisis in the country, we’re joined by Ambassador Theodore Kattouf.
He’s a former US ambassador to Syria and the United Arab Emirates.
He’s also served as a Middle East analyst at the US State Department.

Ambassador Theodore Kattouf on Syria's Election

Ambassador Theodore Kattouf on Syria's Election

For more on Syria's presidential election and the crisis in the country, we're joined by Ambassador Theodore Kattouf. He's a former US ambassador to Syria and the United Arab Emirates. He's also served as a Middle East analyst at the US State Department.
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