The Russian military has estimated the number of militants in Afghanistan

The Russian military has considered a number of militants belonging to international terrorist organizations, which are now freely feel in Afghanistan. The announcement was made by the Alexander Lapin, is a Lieutenant General and commander of the CVO of the Russian Federation.

According to him, after all the major gangs of the international terrorists were defeated in Syria and Iraq, the remaining fighters began to move to more secure areas.

Their particular attention is paid to Central Asia and, in particular, Afghanistan. The General said that, according to the Russian military on the territory of this country has accumulated more than 10 thousand. Half of them chose for themselves.

Lapin noted that radicals are continuous activities that aim the recruitment of local people in the Central Asian countries to further implement them unhindered training in Afghanistan.

General Lapin until the end of November 2017, he headed the headquarters group of the Russian armed forces in Syria.

He is now appointed commander of the CVO. In the area of responsibility, including military bases in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, as well as military units of the Russian Federation, stationed in Kazakhstan.