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GKNB suppresses leaving of Kyrgyzstanis to Syria

GKNB suppressed leaving of Kyrgyzstanis to Syria, Committee Department of public relations and the media reported.

According to it, in July, in the framework of counter-terrorism activities, the National Security Committee (GKNB) together with foreign partners identified and detained abroad two natives and residents of Lyailyak area. "It has been established that in the beginning of July they flew from Kyrgyzstan to participate in the so-called armed struggle as part of an international terrorist organizations against the Syrian government forces," the State Committee reported.

As noted, a criminal case opened on grounds of crimes under Article 375 ("mercenary activities") of the Criminal Code. The detainees were brought to the KR and taken into custody. The investigation is underway.