Saudi minister satisfied with negotiations over Gitmo detainees

[JURIST] Negotiations for the return of Saudi Arabian detainees from US custody at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] have reached "an advanced stage", according to Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal speaking at a press conference in Jeddah Tuesday. There are currently 121 Saudis among the 505 detainees remaining [JUROST report] at Gitmo. Five Saudi detainees were released [JURIST report] earlier this month, three were released in July, and five were repatriated in May 2003. APF has more; the Saudi Press Agency has local coverage.



 

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