Meeting bin Laden
Updated 09:28, 12-Dec-2019

The East Turkistan Islamic Movement, or ETIM, is a shadowy Xinjiang-based group with ostensible ties to al-Qaeda. Leading ETIM member "Rozi" described their encounters with Osama bin Laden in 1997. During the encounter, members asked for specialized terrorist training and economic assistance. 

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