Iran's minister: ISIS seeking foothold in Afghanistan and Pakistan

 Iran's minister: ISIS seeking foothold in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi raised the alarm about the ISIS terrorist group's attempt to establish its self-proclaimed caliphate in Central Asia, Afghanistan and Pakistan after being flushed out of Iraq and Syria.

The Iranian minister said at a conference in Tehran that after suffering blows in Syria and Iraq and losing grounds and its ruling there,ISIS is seeking to conquer territories in parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia in order to revive its so-called caliphate, Tasnim reported.

Alawi stressed that although terrorist groups have received many serious blows and gotten frustrated, it is necessary to remain vigilant to prevent their rebirth.

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