Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
|Militants using Turkish airports as their getaway|
Director of the Russian Federal Security Service, Alexander Bortnikov, said that successful military action in Syria has led to the dispersal of large clusters of militants. Some militants are attempting to leave the combat zone for the purpose of carrying out terrorist attacks.
Militants from Syria are trying to leave the war zone through the corridors of transferring refugees to the countries of Europe, Asia and Russia, said the director of the Federal Security Service of Russia Alexander Bortnikov.
“The success of the government forces in Syria, with the support of the Armed Forces of Russia have already led to the dispersal of several large clusters of fighters. There is evidence of ongoing terrorist attempts to leave the combat zone and, using established corridors of transferring refugees to enter the countries of Europe, Asia and Russia to carry out terrorist attacks, “- said Bortnikov Tuesday at a meeting of the National Anti-Terrorist Committee in Nalchik.