Pentagon says Guantanamo detainee transferred to Mauritania

October 29, 2015 11:42 AM

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WASHINGTON The United States has transferred Ahmed Ould Abdel Aziz, a detainee at the Guantanamo Bay prison, to Mauritania, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

It said in a statement a review board that examined security issues and other factors unanimously approved Aziz's release from the prison where the United States detains terrorism suspects from around the world.

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