Isil bride Shamima Begum has a legal right to return to the UK, head of MI6 says

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Isil bride Shamima Begum has a legal right to return to the UK, head of MI6 says

Jihadi bride Shamima Begum and Alex Younger the head of MI6
Jihadi bride Shamima Begum and Alex Younger the head of MI6 Credit: Getty Images

The British Islamic State (Isil) bride Shamima Begum has a legal right to return to the UK the Head of MI6 has said. The Director General of MI6 has said that British citizens have a right to return home from Syria, even though they may still present a threat to national security.

Alex Younger, the head of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service – better known as MI6 – said he was "very concerned" about returning British nationals that had fought for or supported the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil).

Speaking ahead of the Munich Security Conference which started on Friday, Mr Younger said: "All experience tells us that once someone’s put themselves in that sort of position they are likely…

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