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Russia's Putin says Islamic State group destroyed in Syria: Ifax

Reuters , Wednesday 4 Apr 2018
Vladimir Putin
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Islamic State group had been defeated in Syria, but it retains its destructive potential and can attack countries around the world, Interfax news agency cited him as saying.

"It is evident that despite its military situation, this terrorist group retains a significant destructive potential, and the ability to change its tactics quickly and attack countries and regions around the world," Putin said, according to Interfax.

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