US applauds Azerbaijan’s new laws to stop foreign fighters
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 29
By Anakhanum Khidayatova - Trend:
The US Department of State applauds Azerbaijan's laws to stop foreign fighters, the US embassy in Baku said March 29.
"We applaud our European partners who are improving or introducing new laws to go after foreign fighters, including most recently Montenegro's criminal code amendments on March 18th, Kosovo's law signed on March 25th, Spain's new reforms passed on March 26th," the statement said. "Also Albania, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, Portugal, and Serbia have also signed or implemented new foreign fighter legislation."
"These efforts are an important contribution to our broader strategy to mitigate the flow of foreign terrorist fighters," the statement said.
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