BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:45 P.M.) – Approximately 275 Belgians are currently fighting inside both Syria and Iraq, the Belgian Interior Ministry claimed in a new report.
According to the Belgian Interior Ministry, there are no citizens that are currently traveling to either Syria or Iraq in order to join the so-called “Islamic State.
Furthermore, at least 85 people, including 22 women, were prevented by the Belgian authorities from traveling to either country over the last year, the FTF report said.
“There are also serious indications that 117 other persons residing in Belgium had the intention of leaving for a jihadist conflict zone,” the Office stated.
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