3000 Islamic State Militants Currently Operating In Afghanistan

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Islamic State militants raise security concerns on the borders of Afghanistan and Turkmenistan

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The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) met in Moscow on Wednesday and raised concerns over increased Islamic State militant activity in their region.

Sputnik News reports:

The CSTO Secretariat held a meeting on Wednesday at the level of deputy security secretaries with participation of the Iranian Ambassador in Russia and a representative from the Chinese embassy in Moscow.

“The participants noted the presence of some 2,000-3,000 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan…and expressed concern over possible deterioration of the security situation on the border between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan,” the statement said.Islamic state




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