eu counter terrorism coordinator admits men travel to fight in syria

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Feb 14, 2013

BRUSSELS, (SANA)- EU Counter Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de. Kerchove admitted that European men went to Syria to participate in the acts of the armed opposition groups , particularly the extremist al-Qaeda-linked “Jabhat al-Nusra”, expressing deep concern over this rising phenomenon.
“This issue is worrying as a number of the EU gunmen die there and others return with higher levels of training and ideology,” Kerchove said in a statement quoted by the Italian AKI news agency.

He warned against the mounting danger of the extremist opposition with the prolong of the crisis span in Syria.
Informed sources stated that a number of EU countries noted an increasing inclination for numbers of the EU youths to go to Syria and take part, along with some groups of the armed opposition, particularly Jabhat al-Nusra in acts of terrorism.

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In  a speech on “counter terrorism” , in London, quoted by AFP, Hague said that Syria become the first destination of all  Jihadists around the world, including Jihadists linked to Britain and other European countries.

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