Dmitry Zlatarev. The activities of the "Islamic country" in Iraq and Syria has become one of the main contributors to the spread of terrorism in the world in 2014, according to the annual report of the U.S. state Department, which is posted on the last working day of the week.
"the number of terrorist attacks in 2014 compared with 2013 increased by 35%, while the Number of victims grew 81 percent," he said, presenting the report at a special press conference at the state Department correspondents for the coordinator of the American Ministry of foreign Affairs in the battle against crime Tina Kaidanow.
She clarified that the increase in the number of terrorist acts occur, most importantly, in Iraq, Syria and Nigeria. Kaidanow stressed that information on the number of terrorist acts in the world are the " experts of the University of Maryland, and not the government of America."
the report provides data on approximately 90 countries. It is noteworthy that it does not address the situation in Ukraine.
"The main trends in international terrorism in 2014," the report cites " unprecedented seizure of territories in Iraq and Syria militants, the continued flow of foreign terrorists who want to join ISIS and the growth of violent extremism in the West ".
Wide expansion of the terrorist group "Islamic state" (ISIS), seized a large territory of Iraq and Syria, has become one of the world's major issues. The grouping, numbering, according to the CIA, about 30 thousand terrorists, declared in the occupied territories "Caliphate" and seeks to expand their purchase.