Notably, Lebanese Forces (LF) leader Samir Geagea said that Syrian refugees voting for Assad should go back to Syria since their votes show that they were accepting of the regime which made them into refugees.
However, there have been talks that many voted for Assad under duress as they had no choice but to do so or else be sent back to Syria by force.
Despite the presence of other candidates, the Syrian elections were widely regarded, in Lebanon and the world, as a “farce.”
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