25 February 2013, 13:30

Militants from 28 countries fight on Syrian opposition's side - Syrian foreign minister

Militants from 28 countries fight  on Syrian opposition's side -  Syrian foreign minister

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Mualem said representatives of illegal armed groups from 28 countries are fighting on the side of the Syrian opposition.

 "Jabhad an-Nusra, a branch of al-Qaeda, is the main force fighting in Syria. They have invited to Syria militants from 28 countries, including Chechnya," Walid al-Mualem said before meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Monday. 

Voice of Russia, Interfax

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