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Four detainees released from Guantanamo Bay to Afghanistan
Four detainees released from Guantanamo Bay to Afghanistan

The Pentagon announced Saturday that four detainees have been sent home to Afghanistan from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay as part of the U.S. government's ongoing release of former terrorism suspects who have been held for years. Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghani, and Mohammed Zahir are the latest identified suspects to be released from the detention center at the U.S. naval base in southern Cuba, according to a Pentagon statement. "The United States is grateful to the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for its willingness to support ongoing U.S. efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility," the statement said. The release...

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