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Russia: Dagestan boy found in Baghdad reunited with family

Russian Federation, Grozny
February 21, 2018 at 22:39 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Dagestan boy who was found in a shelter in Baghdad by Chechen authorities was safely returned back to his grandparents in Grozny on Wednesday.

Sabsabi Ziyad, the Middle East representative of the Chechen Republic reunited young Zaid with his relatives at Grozny airport where he was taken under the care of his grandparents.

According to Ahmed Abdulaev, Zaid’s grandfather, both grandparent "were very worried" about their grandson.

The boy was accompanied by a member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, special envoy of the head of Chechnya in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, Sabsabi Ziyad.

"Zaid's grandfather, Ahmed Abdulaev addressed a video to the Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Akhmadovich Kadyrov with a request to return the child home," Sabsabi Ziyad said.

"Ramzan Akhmadovich instructed urgently to fly to Baghdad to resolve court procedures in order to bring Zaid back home," Sabsabi Ziyad concluded.

Reportedly, Zaid was flown from Baghdad to Moscow and then Grozny, where his grandparent will raise the boy as his guardians.

In 2015, Zaid’s parents took him to the United Arab Emirates, later the family moved to Iraq. Reportedly, the father of the boy is killed, while the fate of the mother remains unknown. Zaid’s younger brother remains in a shelter in Iraq.

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The Dagestan boy who was found in a shelter in Baghdad by Chechen authorities was safely returned back to his grandparents in Grozny on Wednesday.

Sabsabi Ziyad, the Middle East representative of the Chechen Republic reunited young Zaid with his relatives at Grozny airport where he was taken under the care of his grandparents.

According to Ahmed Abdulaev, Zaid’s grandfather, both grandparent "were very worried" about their grandson.

The boy was accompanied by a member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, special envoy of the head of Chechnya in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, Sabsabi Ziyad.

"Zaid's grandfather, Ahmed Abdulaev addressed a video to the Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Akhmadovich Kadyrov with a request to return the child home," Sabsabi Ziyad said.

"Ramzan Akhmadovich instructed urgently to fly to Baghdad to resolve court procedures in order to bring Zaid back home," Sabsabi Ziyad concluded.

Reportedly, Zaid was flown from Baghdad to Moscow and then Grozny, where his grandparent will raise the boy as his guardians.

In 2015, Zaid’s parents took him to the United Arab Emirates, later the family moved to Iraq. Reportedly, the father of the boy is killed, while the fate of the mother remains unknown. Zaid’s younger brother remains in a shelter in Iraq.

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