RF MFA: Russia will not revoke the citizenship of terrorists with Russian passports


MOSCOW, October 16. Russia will not revoke the citizenship of terrorists with Russian passports who are fighting on the side of the “Islamic state” and other terrorist organizations in Syria and Iraq. This was stated in an interview with Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on combating terrorism Oleg Syromolotov.

“Russia will not prevent the return to the country mentioned category of persons, – he noted. Don’t let returning citizens of the Russian Federation we have no right, but in each case will be guided by the current legislation in the field of counter-terrorism, which adequately takes into account current challenges and threats to Russia’s security”.