Derechos | Equipo Nizkor
Over 800 Dagestan residents fighting alongside terrorists in Syria, Iraq — republic leader
More than 800 descendants from Dagestan have joined terrorists in Syria and Iraq, the head of Russia's North Caucasus republic, Ramazan Abdulatipov, said on Monday.
"According to special agencies, in Syria and Iraq more than 800 descendants from Dagestan are fighting alongside terrorists," Abdulatipov told the republic's parliament, the People's Assembly. The republic's leader said the goal is to prevent the participation of Dagestanis in international terrorist organizations in the Middle East countries. "The position of Dagestanis in regard to these outcasts is unambiguous: they are traitors and enemies of the Motherland - Dagestan, Russia," he said.
[Source: Itar Tass, Makhachakala, 01Feb16]
|This document has been published on 02Feb16 by the Equipo Nizkor and Derechos Human Rights. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.