Friday, December 29, 2017

France: Three ISIS children repatriated from Iraq

(Paris) Three French-born children belonging to Islamic State terrorists who were being held by Iraqi authorities have been flown back to Paris. French media reported that the family the children belong to left France for Iraq in 2015. The father was killed during the battle for Mosul and Iraqi forces later detained the mother and her four children in July. A foreign ministry spokesman stated:

"Their return was organized in coordination with the authorities in Iraq,"
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said it was the first such repatriation of French children from Iraq.