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Russia's Putin says terrorist groups seek to destabilise more regions after Syria - RIA
October 20, 2015 / 11:19 AM / 2 years ago

Russia's Putin says terrorist groups seek to destabilise more regions after Syria - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that terrorist groups planned to expand from their Syrian foothold and destabilise other regions, RIA news agency reported.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with the State Council Presidium on developing the fisheries sector at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, Russia, October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool

“Having established a foothold in Syria and other Middle East countries, the terrorists have been building plans to increase expansion and destabilise entire regions,” RIA quoted Putin as telling high-ranking officers.

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Alexander Winning

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