Russian intelligence chief says Taliban, IS terrorists may invade Central Asia

October 28, 2015 9:03 AM

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MOSCOW – Russian intelligence has warned of an increased risk of Taliban or Islamic State fighters invading Central Asia.

FSB director Alexander Bortnikov said in comments carried by Russian news agencies on Wednesday that a concentration of Taliban fighters, some of whom had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, at Afghanistan's northern border make the risk of invasion tangible.

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