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US to extradite Yemeni detainees in Guantanamo

US to extradite Yemeni detainees in Guantanamo

[02/July/2008]



SANA'A, 02 July (Saba) - Endowments and Guidance Minister Hamoud al-Hitar has held talks with a delegation of the US Defence and Foreign Departments on preparations related to extraditing Yemeni detainees in the U.S.-run prison camp at Guantanamo Bay to their home.

A dialogue program with the detainees after their return to Yemen in order to insuring their rehabilitation in the society was discussed during the meeting.

Al-Hitar reviewed his country's preparations to receive its detained citizens and arrangements to rehabilitate and remerge them in the society.

He demanded the US to return quickly the Yemeni detainees to their home, affirming that the dialogue to be held with the detainees in the wake of their return would contribute to correcting any wrong concepts permanently contradict with the true tradition of the Islam religion.

The US delegation members hailed Yemen's successful experiences of dialogue which contributed to rehabilitating a number of jeopardized who had arrested on terrorist cases.

NN/YA

Saba

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