Federal Prosecutor of Belgium informed the media that the government of the Kingdom announced in the international search 160 Belgian nationals, in absentia, convicted of terrorism or suspected terrorist activities.
As noted by RIA Novosti, earlier, Belgian media reported that the Prosecutor’s office only this year opened more than 270 cases against terrorism suspects. In total, 945 citizens of Belgium appear on the list of persons who are bound to the war in Syria, said earlier in the office of the Minister of justice of Belgium Kuna gens.
In the list appear as the Belgians, already fighting in Syria and had travelled there or preparing for departure, returned to Belgium, as well as those who are prevented to leave law enforcement.
According to the Ministry of internal Affairs of Belgium, just from Syria to Belgium returned 130 mercenaries, of which 85 are residents of the second largest population of the commune of Brussels – Molenbeek, populated mainly by immigrants.