The HRC has calculated how many Russian children may remain in Iraq and Syria

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About 80 Russian children were taken to Iraq and Syria and appeared in a zone of armed conflict, their relatives in Chechnya and Dagestan are now looking for them, reported Tuesday on the website of the presidential Council on human rights (HRC).

The head of the Commission the HRC for civic participation in peacemaking and the protection of human rights in the North Caucasus Alexander of Millers on Monday held a meeting with residents of Chechnya and Dagestan, relatives of children in Iraq and Syria.

«The meeting was 25-30 people, looking for their grandchildren or nieces and nephews, exported from Russia. In General, it was about 80 children who need to be rescue out of trouble… Relatives have promised to pass defenders information about how, where and when the missing minors», — is spoken in the message on the website.

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The search for relatives of orphans began after the report of the TV channel Russia Today from a shelter in Baghdad. According to TV channel, one of the girls named Maryam said that her father hails from Tajikistan. Local officials have no ability to make contact with the Iraqi authorities, so law enforcement agencies to identify who is in the Baghdad shelter Tajik orphans cooperating with the Russian Embassy in Iraq.

Noted that the meeting was held «in the framework created under the auspices of the HRC working group, will coordinate the rescue of young Russians caught up in armed conflict».

«The most important thing now is to use the capacity of all humanitarian organizations in order to pick up the kids and put them in a safe place where they can be put on, to feed and to expect further action to identify them, and the direction in Russia», — quotes the website of the HRC words Mukomolov.

Earlier, the head of the HRC Mikhail Fedotov told RIA Novosti that the Council has asked the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation information on the number serving in Iraq children whose parents have decided to join banned terrorist organization «Islamic state»*; he stressed that human rights defenders will do everything possible to return these children home.

*A terrorist organization banned in Russia

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