About 10 million Immigrants from CIS countries are fighting on the side of the terrorist group "Islamic state" (IG), said the Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Russian Federation Riad Haddad, located in St. Petersburg.
"Russia's actions in the Syrian Arab Republic were critical to the elimination of terrorism. Presumably 10 thousand Belligerent from IG ? from CIS countries. ISIS and other groups not only pose a threat to the world, but also the danger of Russia "? quoted him as saying RIA " Novosti ".
on Wednesday, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia on counter-terrorism Oleg Syromolotov said that Syria is eliminated 160 of terrorists "Islamic countries" who have Russian citizenship. In October the head of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov said that Residents from Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and countries of Central Asia consist of About 10 members of the "Islamic state" gangs. All in all, according to him, in the ranks of the "Islamic countries" fighting immigrants from more than 100 countries. The proportion of such mercenaries is 40%. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin said that the militants, creating in the Syrian Arab Republic a foothold, make plans for expanding the expansion and destabilization of entire regions. In addition, according to him, the operation in the Syrian Arab Republic expressed agreement the readiness of Russia to adequately and effectively respond to any hazard, and among them a terrorist. Remember, September 30 aircraft of Air and space forces of Russia at the request of the President of the Syrian Republic Assad began conducting air operations with the application of point strikes on is positions. On 5 and 6 October missile ships of the Caspian fleet fired 26 rockets with wings sea accommodation in eleven goals in the Syrian Arab Republic, all targets successfully struck.