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Russia warns against the threat of extremism from Afghanistan


  • President Vladimir Putin disclosed this at a virtual meeting with heads of intelligence from countries in the Russian-dominated Commonwealth of Independence States. 
  • Putin said a number of international terrorist groups operate in Afghanistan, saying that a number of ISIS with combat experience from Iraq and Syria are now active in Afghanistan.
  • According to Putin, these groups pose security threats to CIS countries, adding that neutralizing the potential threats from Afghanistan is important.