Socialist Unionists

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The Socialist Unionists (الوحدويون الاشتراكيون - al-Wahdawiyyun al-Ishtirakiyyun) is a Nasserist political party in Syria. The party was founded in 1961, through a split in the Baath Party. It is part of the National Progressive Front of legally permitted parties which support the socialist and Arab nationalist orientation of the government and accept the leadership of the Ba'th Party. The party leader is Fayiz Ismail. In the 22 April 2007 People's Council of Syria election the party was awarded 6 out of 250 seats in the parliament.

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