Kadyrov told the details of the rescue in Iraq of children

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotobanka of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov. Archival photoKadyrov told the details of the rescue in Iraq of children© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov told the details of the Dagestani rescue of children in Iraq, who on Friday arrived in Grozny from Baghdad.

In early August, Kadyrov posted a Instagram video, which was filmed in an orphanage in Baghdad and telling about Russian children, whose parents joined the banned in Russia and other countries of the terrorist group «Islamic state»*, took them out of the country, and then abandoned after the liberation of the Iraqi Mosul. Kadyrov expressed hope that the families of these children recognize them and write to a special address.

On Friday, the head of Chechnya announced the return of five of the Dagestan children from Iraq to Russia. He said that among them nine-year-old Maryam Shigabutdinov, she was injured. Also, he said, he had sisters Khadijah and Fatima Zinukova, they are 5 years and 3 years, boys Sultan Murad Aliyev and Ali Magomedov — three.

«Another operation to save our children in Iraq ended successfully,» — wrote Kadyrov in his Instagram. He stressed that the kids were at different times in the throes of chaos and violence in Mosul, «because of the criminal folly of parents who have joined the ranks of terrorists and dogs of hell.» «These children could comprehend the tragic fate of tens of thousands of peers who were killed in Syria and Iraq. We could not let this happen!» — said Kadyrov.

He noted that save the children became possible thanks to execution of the instructions of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. All the events were coordinated by the head of the presidential administration of the Russian Federation Anton Vaino and carried out with the support of the Ministry of foreign Affairs. Assistance has also been provided by the Chairman of the Council on human rights under the Russian President Mikhail Fedotov, the head of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov, the Ombudsman for children in the Russian Federation and Chechnya Anna Kuznetsova and Khamzat Khirakhmatov.

The children arrived accompanied by a representative of the head of Chechnya in the middle East and North Africa, Senator Ziyad Sabsabi. The plane was met by the deputies of the state Duma of Russia Adam Delimkhanov, Samail sarailiev, the head of administration of head and government of Chechnya Vakhit Usmaev, clergy, community, children’s relatives, officials and journalists of Dagestan.

«I am grateful to everyone who took part in activities to save the children! Well, terrible kids first saw the clear sky overhead, a peaceful town, smiles on the faces of people. From the airport greeting the children and drove to the restaurant. The kids didn’t even know what the dishes on the tables. Also today, on their face also appeared a smile after millions of tears and pain and suffering!», — Kadyrov wrote.

* A terrorist organization banned in Russia.