The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine has no information about the facts of participation of our citizens in military operations against government forces in Syria, director of the FM press service Yevhen Perebyinis told ForUm correspondent.

According to him, all other statements are political and can not be considered as reliable information.

As reported, Grand Mufti of Syria Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun said on Sunday that mercenaries from 83 countries, including 350 Ukrainians, were fighting against government forces in Syria. He said that in Syria there were 5,000-8,000 militants from Saudi Arabia (including 1,019 killed and 1,800), 1,700 from Chechnya (717 killed), 360 from Turkmenistan, 350 from Ukraine, 250 from Kazakhstan, 190 from Tajikistan, 100 from Azerbaijan, 80 from Georgia, 4,000 from Tunisia, 3,000 from Iraq, 290 from the United States, and 120 from Canada.

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