A handout picture released by SANA April 21, 2014 shows Syrians holding their national flags and a portrait of President Bashar Assad during a rally in Damascus' Halboon neighborhood. (AFP PHOTO/HO/SANA)
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The United Nations sharply criticized Syria's decision Monday to hold a presidential election June 3 in the midst of war, saying it would torpedo a political resolution of the conflict.UN chief Ban Ki-moon and special envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi have both warned against elections in the current circumstances, spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. The president of the Syrian parliament, Mohammad al-Laham, announced earlier Monday that presidential elections would be held June 3 despite the violence.
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