A foreigner from the North Caucasus, associate with international jihadist groups, tried to enter the territory of Moldova. He was stopped by the SIS officers due to the special counterterrorism measures.
According to the SIS official press release, the man intended to cross the border trough the Palanca-Maiaki checkpoint. He is internationally wanted for core crimes.
As a result of checks done by the investigators there were detected elements such as extremist Islamic informational materials that confirmed the radical views of the Caucasian man.
The man was banned to enter Moldova. He was returned in accordance with the procedures and international standards.