Russian President Vladimir Putin.(via REUTERS)
Terrorists from Iraq and Syria are increasingly on the move to Afghanistan following the takeover of the country by the Taliban, potentially posing a threat to the whole of Central Asia, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.
On Wednesday, ahead of a meeting of heads of states of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), made up of former Soviet nations, Putin announced that concerns around the growing presence of terrorists in the region will be discussed.
This, he said, will concentrate on how to avoid destabilization in neighboring countries. The summit, which is taking place on Thursday, brings together leaders from nine separate nations, including Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, which border the troubled nation.
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WNU Editor: This movement of extremists to Afghanistan should surprise no one. Afghanistan is now the best place to be if you are a radical Jihadist who wants to recruit, train, and build his network.
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