IS plans to create emirate in Afghanistan pose threat to Central Asia, Iran, China — FSB

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on IS plans to create emirate in Afghanistan pose threat to Central Asia, Iran, China — FSB 

SOCHI, Nov. 10 — Plans of the Islamic State, an international terrorist organization outlawed in Russia, to establish a province in northern Afghanistan pose a threat to Central Asian states, Iran and China, Yevgeny Sysoyev, a deputy chief of Russia’s Federal Security Service and chief of the administration of the National Anti-terrorist Committee, said on Tuesday.

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Russia must be prepared after int'l forces withdraw from Afghanistan, says Defense Minister

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia must be prepared after int'l forces withdraw from Afghanistan, says Defense Minister 

KUBINKA — The military forces of Russia and Central Asia must be prepared for any negative situation in Afghanistan after international forces are withdrawn, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday.

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