Sergei Ivanov is convinced of the presence of sleeper agents of terrorists among the refugees in Europe

MOSCOW, October 19. Among the refugees in Europe from the Middle East may be potential suicide bombers, said the head of the Russian presidential administration Sergei Ivanov.

“This is still not especially try to spread out loud, do not dare to say openly, but Now I can — crowds of refugees from the Middle East flocked to the countries of southern Europe in the hope of transiting to migrate to the West. You think none of them are the so-called Slippers, sleeper agents and terrorists, who go to the Old world, somewhere inconspicuous to sit, hide and wait?”, – said Ivanov in an interview.

According to him, at the appointed hour, they “come out of the shadows and play them well familiar role,” for example, “a suicide bomber Shahid”. “Would not like to prophesy, but I do not doubt that it will. Sure!”, – said the head of the Kremlin administration.

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In this regard, he recalled one of the arguments in favor of early operations of the armed forces in Syria, where “in the ranks of ISIS (banned in the Russian Federation terrorist group “Islamic state” – approx.) fighting thousands of natives of Russia and CIS countries”. “Supposed to wait until they will be trained and quietly go home?”, – said Ivanov.

The full text of the interview is available on the website


“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria. Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).