18 July 2017

News Story: Indonesia rejects return of citizens joining IS in Syria

JAKARTA, July 17 (Xinhua) -- The Indonesian government has rejected the return or repatriation of the country's nationals nabbed in Syria who were involved in activities of the IS terrorist group.

Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu made the statement on Monday following the arrests of Indonesian citizens in Syria for their participation in the IS group.

He stressed that the captured citizens had to keep staying in Syria.

Read the full story at Xinhua