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Kurdish authorities refuse to take part in Syrian presidential elections

The Kurdish-led autonomous administration in northeastern Syria said it will not allow the Syrian government to hold the presidential elections in its areas of control.
Asayish in Qamishli

The autonomous administration in northeastern Syria affiliated with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has confirmed that it will not be taking part in the Syrian presidential elections. 

The Syrian government had requested that the elections, scheduled for May 26, be held in the areas controlled by the SDF in northeastern Syria.

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