Skip to comments.Afghan refugees in Iran being sent to fight and die for Assad in Syria
Posted on 11/05/2015 3:19:57 AM PST by huldah1776
Iran is recruiting Afghan refugees to fight in Syria, promising a monthly salary and residence permits in exchange for what it claims to be a sacred endeavour to save Shia shrines in Damascus.
The Fatemioun military division of Afghan refugees living in Iran and Syria is now the second largest foreign military contingent fighting in support of Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president, after the Lebanese militia Hezbollah.
Iran is also accepting Afghans below the age of 18 provided they have written permission from their parents, the Guardian has learned. At least one 16-year-old Iran-based Afghan refugee was killed in Syria earlier this autumn. The rising number of funerals in Iran is a tangible sign revealing a greater involvement in the Syrian conflict in the wake of the Russian airstrikes.
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So why aren't they going to fight in Afghanistan? Not being paid, I guess. Taliban are mining and selling heroin.
always happy to read about dead muslims...
So long as they don’t end up in Europe or here.
Just read this morning that Canada’s new PM is going to import 25k syrians. Can’t win. This guy is their obamination.
If you’ve been to Canada, lately (Vancouver, Montreal or Toronto) you’ll notice how many Middle Easterners there are. 25k is probably just the tip of the iceberg.
My sister married a Canadian and lived near Vancouver from 2009-2012 and talked about their invasion then.
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