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TASS: Russia’s FSB chief says Islamic State holding talks on uniting with other terror groups
The Russian defense minister says militants have been joining refugees to leave the Middle East and travel to other countries
MOSCOW, April 26. /TASS/. MOSCOW, April 26. /TASS/. Intelligence services have obtained information that the Islamic State terrorist organization is holding talks on unification with other terrorist groups, Head of Russia’s Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov said at the Moscow Conference on International Security on Wednesday.
"The heads of major international terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State, Jabhat al-Nusra (both terrorist groups, outlawed in Russia), and also the remainder of the earlier existing structures of Al-Qaeda have started changing their tactics understanding that they face complete destruction in the zone of their previous dominance," Bortnikov explained.
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WNU Editor: The Russians are not the only ones who are making warnings about this merger .... An Islamic State - Al Qaeda Alliance? (April 18, 2017).