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Kurdish-led administration in Syria sets election dates - official

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BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria will hold elections for local councils and a regional assembly in September, November and January, a Kurdish official said on Saturday on a social networking feed. Kurdish groups and their allies control swathes of northern Syria in areas held by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of militias spearheaded by the Kurdish YPG.

(Reporting by Angus McDowall; editing by David Clarke)
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