US announces transfer of five Guantanamo detainees

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May 31st, 2014
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US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said Saturday that he has informed the US Congress of a decision to transfer five Guantanamo detainees to Qatar.

The Pentagon chief made the announcement as President Barack Obama revealed the release of a US soldier held in Afghanistan for nearly five years.

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