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Russia's Top Investigator, Syrian Officials Discuss Countering Terrorism

Russia's Top Investigator, Syrian Officials Discuss Countering Terrorism

Sunday, 28 November, 2021 - 08:30
Head of Russia's Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin (FILE PHOTO, December 11, 2019). © Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Head of the Russian Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin met with the head of the Syrian National Security Bureau, Ali Mamlouk, and Justice Minister Ahmed al-Sayyid to discuss bilateral cooperation and means of countering terrorism, Russia Today reported citing an official statement.


The Russian Investigative Committee and the Syrian special services and law enforcement agencies agreed to continue close cooperation to end terrorist activities and bringing terrorists to justice.


Mamlouk also handed Bastrykin several documents that help investigating terrorist crimes and achieve significant progress in this regard.


They agreed to further cooperate in the search for suspects in criminal cases, including Russian citizens who arrived in Syria to carry out terrorist activities.


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