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Syria 'a big concern' for UK security services

16 February 2014 Last updated at 09:33 GMT

The security risk posed by British Islamists returning from Syria is putting an increasing strain on the security services, the government has said.

Immigration minister James Brokenshire said the issue is likely to take up significant resources for years to come, telling BBC Radio 4's The World This Weekend intelligence agents were preparing for a long-term operation.

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