Syrian journalist Samir Matini said that talk about the recent presidential elections are the most fair and legal in the country’s history, and were won by President Bashar al-Assad, undermine the legitimacy of the elections previously won by Hafez al-Assad.
In his interview with an episode of the “The Opposite Direction” program, he added that the areas under the control of the Syrian regime have only about 6.5 million Syrians.
He added that this election is a last attempt by Bashar al-Assad to prove his presence with his Russian allies, who decided to turn his page and get rid of him soon, as it is an attempt to improve his negotiating position in any negotiations for a solution in Syria.
On the other hand; The Secretary-General of the Syrian People’s Diplomatic Movement Mahmoud Al-Affendi said that for the first time in the contemporary history of Syria, the elections are legitimate, legal and fair, and in accordance with international law, and about 15 million Syrians, including one million people from abroad, participated in the elections, which witnessed the competition of 3 candidates, and resulted in Bashar’s victory. In a large percent.
However, the Syrian journalist Samir Matini stressed that the Syrians do not rely on those who destroyed the country in seeking to reform it, and they are now confident that Bashar’s stay in power is due to the fact that Israel wants that, and there is no solution for Syria except with his departure.
Mahoud Al-Affandi adds that after the elections, many countries – especially Arabs – will start communicating with the legitimate Syrian regime and normalizing relations with it after a rupture that lasted more than 10 years. The countries will submit to America and make reconciliation with the Syrian regime.