The Russian top diplomat says that following their defeat in Syria, terrorist groups have moved on to set up recruitment networks and sleeper cells in other countries
November 07, 2018
Terrorist groups defeated in Syria are creating recruitment networks and sleeper cells in other countries, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday.
“Having suffered a military defeat in Syria, terrorist groups are creating new footholds, recruitment networks and sleeper cells in other countries, continuing to take advantage of the persisting disunity of the global community and the fact that far from all states took the necessary legislative and law enforcement measures at the national level,” he said at a meeting of the heads of intelligence services, security and law enforcement agencies.
“The capabilities of criminal groups in Syria and Iraq to regularly replenish their budget have been seriously undermined,” he said.
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