February 12, 2021

Biden wants to close prison at Guantanamo Bay: White House

Washington (AFP) – US President Joe Biden wants to close the Guantanamo Bay prison for terror suspects before the end of his term, the White House said Friday, echoing an unfulfilled campaign promise from Barack Obama’s administration.  Asked at a press conference about a possible closure of the prison in Cuba during Biden’s tenure, spokeswoman Jen Psaki said, “That certainly is our goal and our intention.” She said the administration was working through the National Security Council to “assess the current state of play that the Biden administration has — well, we’ve inherited from the previo…

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