The United States has transferred six men from its Guantanamo Bay prison to Oman, the Department of Defense said Saturday, amid an ongoing push by President Barack Obama to close the jail.
"The United States is grateful to the government of Oman for its humanitarian gesture and willingness to support ongoing US efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility," the department said in a statement.
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