EU still open to receiving Guantanamo detainees: report

[JURIST] An EU official told the Miami Herald Wednesday that Europe is still willing to resettle [Miami Herald report] Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainees despite Congress’ efforts to prevent closure and transfers. In a display of commitment to a 2009 agreement [JURIST report] with the US, the EU reiterated that detainees would still be accepted on a case-by-case basis. So far, 27 detainees have been transferred to European countries including Germany, Italy, Maldives, Georgia, Albania, Latvia, Switzerland, Slovakia and…

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