The parents of Alinji blame a recruiter for his leaving to fight and die in Syria.
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Three years ago, Albert and Yassin left their homes in Kosovo and Albania to fight in Syria.Authorities say around 300 Kosovans and up to 120 Albanians have left to wage jihad in Syria – placing them among the most affected per capita by the militant phenomenon.Around 30 combatants have returned to Albania and 120 to Kosovo, according to government estimates. According to World Bank figures, the average monthly wage in Kosovo is a measly $330, slightly higher in Albania at $370 .The authorities in the region are fighting back and claiming some success.Tuesday Albania jailed nine men for up to 18 years for financing and recruiting fighters – the first trial of its kind.One of those people Rama is targeting is Almir Daci, an imam who ran a network responsible for sending 70 people – including women and children – to Syria.Left to die in Syria, like around 70 Albanians and Kosovans.
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