Russia Says IS Turning Afghanistan Into ‘Resting Base’ for Regional Terrorism

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Russia Says IS Turning Afghanistan Into 'Resting Base' for Regional Terrorism

Russia has warned Islamic State is turning northern Afghanistan into a “resting base” of international terrorism and a “bridgehead” for establishing its “destructive” caliphate in the region. The “international wing of Daesh” is spearheading the effort of terrorists spilling over the borders of Syria and Iraq and moving worldwide, asserted Russian ambassador to Pakistan, Alexey Dedov.…