Skip to comments.U.S. Hands Off Seven Russian Inmates at Guantanamo to Russia
Posted on 03/01/2004 8:42:20 AM PST by QuillaEdited on 07/19/2004 2:13:16 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
The U.S. transferred seven Russian inmates from the anti-terrorism prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Russia, the U.S. Defense Department said.
The unidentified suspects were handed off to the Russian government ``for continued detention,'' the statement said. The action came after ``extensive discussions'' between the U.S. and Russia, the Pentagon said in an e-mailed statement. It didn't disclose when the transfer took place.
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