In Syria discovered the threat of the revival of IG


Palmirotta: Mikhail Alaeddin / RIA Novosti

Mass arrests of militants “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) can lead to the resurgence of a terrorist organization. Such fears expressed by senior American officials, reports CNN, citing sources.

The official, who requested anonymity, recalled that the leader of the IG Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was kept in one of the largest American camp in 2004 and then began to create a terrorist network, recruiting other detainees. USA did not notice and did not have time to react. “We don’t want to make the same mistakes,” he said.

According to CNN, captured militants were detained in camps, “Syrian democratic forces” (SDS, SDF), their number in the thousands, most of them are citizens of Syria. Among them, about 500 fighters from 40 countries. In addition, some time ago five fighters ISIS managed to escape, which indicates problems with security.

The interlocutor of TV channel has noted that the Pentagon and the state Department are trying to establish a scheme of sending terrorists-foreigners in their native countries. However, some States are resisting this, using a formal legal basis, he said.

February 23 international anti-terrorist coalition led by the United States reported on the number released and the dead civilians of Syria and Iraq during the operation “Unwavering commitment”. The statement also noted special merits SDF in arresting terrorists.

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