The US government has approved the release of five detainees, including three Yemenis, from Guantanamo Bay military prison, according to documents posted online this week by the Defense Department.
However, the detainees are unlikely to actually be released soon, as the administration of US President Joe Biden is still working to find countries to accept them as residents.
According to the New York Times, the three Yemenis recommended for transfer are called Moath Hamza al-Alw, Suhayl al-Sharabi and Omar Muhammad Ali al-Rammah, in addition to the Kenyan Mohammed Abdul Malik Bajabu.
The Pentagon also ordered the transfer of Somali Guleed Hassan Ahmed, also called Guled Hassan Duran, with all security measures and guarantees.
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