NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – Over 200 citizens of Kazakhstan, among which 156 children were able to return to their homeland, after having travelled to Syria to join radical terrorist groups involved in that country’s 8-year-old civil war.

“On my instructions, on 7-9 May, 231 Kazakh citizens were evacuated from Syria, including 156 children, mostly pre-school-aged children, 18 of them orphans. This large-scale humanitarian operation was a continuation of Operation Zhusan, which was successfully c...

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