Spain has repatriated two women and 13 children from refugee camps in Syria, the European country's foreign ministry said Tuesday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs gave no personal information about the 15 individuals. Spanish newspaper El País said that women, both Spanish citizens, were widows of fighters for the Islamic State group. The newspaper said nine of the children were the women’s and four were orphans under the care of one of them, according to AP.
The ministry would not confirm those details but said police met the women upon their arrival at Torrejón airbase outside Madrid. It said the pair were to stand before a National Court judge who would “proceed to legalize their judicial situation.”
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