Biden aims to close Guantanamo prison before leaving office

Biden aims to close Guantanamo prison before leaving office
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The White House said on Friday that U.S. President Joe Biden aims to close the Guantanamo Bay prison for terror suspects by the time he leaves office, Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters in a daily briefing, APA reports citing The Guardian.

"That certainly is the goal, and our intention," Psaki said, when asked by a reporter about the timeline for closing the prison. 

She said the administration was working through the National Security Council to "assess the current state of play that the Biden administration has – well, we've inherited from the previous administration."  

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