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Three Guantánamo Bay detainees cleared for release

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Three Guantanamo prisoners cleared for releaseThe Biden administration has cleared three more Guantánamo Bay detainees for release, including the oldest of the remaining prisoners.

According to The New York Times, the countries where the three detainees will be released have agreed to impose security conditions on them.

With Monday’s announcement, the number of current detainees at Guantánamo Bay who have been approved for transfer to other countries has been raised to nine, out of the facility's total of 40, according to the Times.

Saifullah Paracha, 73, of Pakistan; Abdul Rabbani, 54, of Pakistan; and Uthman Abdul al-Rahim Uthman, 40, of Yemen were all cleared for release, the Times reported Monday.


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