MADRID, March 14. /ITAR-TASS/. Spanish police and Moroccan security services exposed Islamist militants, which were engaged in recruiting and sending fighters in Syria and other world regions with armed conflicts, reports the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Iberian kingdom.According to the ministry of Internal Affairs “four people were arrested in Spain and three in Morocco”.
It is expected at least one of them had affiliations with terrorist organizations, closed to the al-Qaeda.
Such operations law-enforcement bodies of both countries have conducted repeatedly. Members of other group involved in the recruitment militants including its leader Ahmed Yassin Laarbi were arrested in July and September last year.
According to the minister of Internal Affairs Jorge Fernandez Diaz they had already sent about 100 people in Syria. About 30 people left Spain to participate in the Syrian conflict from the end of last year monthly, said Spanish security services.