In the Public chamber urged to strengthen anti-terrorism work with migrants

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in photobacteria of the Public chamber of the Russian Federation in MoscowIn the Public chamber urged to strengthen anti-terrorism work with migrants© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

Law enforcement authorities in Russia must strengthen the work among migrants to prevent the spread of extremist ideas, told RIA Novosti the first Deputy Chairman of the Commission of Public chamber (OP) of the Russian Federation on harmonization of interethnic and interreligious relations Maxim Grigoriev.

Informed TSOs FSB of the Russian Federation announced the arrest of two immigrants from Central Asia are preparing attacks in Moscow and the Moscow region on 1 September. According to the FSB, the detainees are members of the terrorist group «Islamic state»*, they have got contacts with recruiters and instructions for terrorist attacks.

The first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich said earlier that for visiting Russia citizens of Central Asia it is necessary to introduce a visa regime.

«A large number of terrorist attacks that were planned on the territory of Russia, was prevented. However, it should be understood that the threat of terrorism is large enough, and that also requires a significant revitalization efforts, including, of course, it is imperative to strengthen intelligence work and investigative activities. One of the categories of people who are most affected by these terrorist recruitments is, of course, migrants», — said Grigoriev.

According to him, often under the influence of extremist ideas of the migrants already on the territory of Russia.

«Mainly via the Internet it happens. And therefore, we need migrants to law enforcement authorities to dramatically enhance the activity,» believes the member of the OP.

While Grigoriev noted that Russian law enforcement agencies «are working quite effectively,» as evidenced by the number of arrests of «terrorists and potential terrorists.»

*A terrorist organization banned in Russia.

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