13 Feb. () –
The Russian authorities have denounced this Monday that the United States is recruiting members of the Islamic State jihadist group to carry out “terrorist attacks” in Russia and other member countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
The press office of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) have indicated that “credible data” suggests that “the US Army actively recruits militiamen from jihadist groups linked to the Islamic State and Al Qaeda” to carry out these attacks. attacks.
Thus, he has affirmed that in January 60 terrorists with combat experience in countries of the Middle East were recruited and has added that they are being trained at the US base of Al Tanf, located in Syria, as reported by the Russian news agency TASS.
“Special attention is paid to planning attacks against well-protected facilities, including foreign diplomatic missions,” he said, before noting that Washington plans to “transfer” “small groups” of terrorists “in the near future.”
“They will be in charge of preparing and executing terrorist attacks against diplomats, civil servants, officers of the security forces and the Armed Forces,” he stressed, without the United States having reacted so far to these accusations from Moscow.