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KAZAN, June 6 (Itar-Tass) - About 200 militants are involved in the fighting in Syria under the al-Qaeda flag, the director of Russia’s federal security service FSB Alexander Bortnikov said on Thursday.
He added that several dozen to several hundred militants from other countries were undergoing what he described as “practice in the field” in Syria.
“This causes Russia’s concern,” Bortnikov said.