Subject: Syrian Terrorist Arrested in Malaysia
Embassy Confirms Syrian Citizens Arrested In Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, 29 Jan (Bernama) -- The Syrian Embassy here confirmed
the arrest of Syrian citizens by the Malaysian authorities.
The embassy said in a statement on Friday that it had been informed of
the arrest of Syrian suspects and was expecting more details.
"The embassy hopes the issue of the arrested Syrian suspects would be
handled within the suitable legal process.
"The embassy reassures its concern and care for the security of
friendly Malaysia and reasserts its co-operation with the related
authorities here in all that guarantees Malaysia's security and
stability," it added.
Malaysian authorities arrested 10 people recently, nine of them
foreigners with alleged links to international terrorist network,
under the Internal Security Act (ISA).
The authorities remained tight-lipped over the nationalities of those
arrested but activists and reports claimed that the suspects were from
Jordan, Nigeria, Syria and Yemen.