Cameron to lobby Obama on last UK resident held in Guantanamo: lawyer

January 14, 2015 3:23 PM

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Cameron to lobby Obama on last UK resident held in Guantanamo: lawyer

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to lobby U.S. President Barack Obama for the release of the last British resident held at Guantanamo Bay when he visits Washington this week, the detainee's lawyer said on Wednesday.

Shaker Aamer, a Saudi who is married to a Briton, has not been charged with any crime and was cleared for release in 2007 from the U.S. naval base in Cuba. All British nationals and citizens have been released from the detention camp.

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