The US authorities handed over to representatives of the radical Taliban movement (banned in the Russian Federation) Afghan Assadullah Haroun, who was held in a prison at the US Navy base Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. This was announced today, June 24, by the Deputy Minister of Culture and Information in the interim Afghan government formed by the Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid.
“As a result of the efforts of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and its direct and positive engagement with the US, one of the two remaining detainees, Asadullah Haroun, was released from Guantanamo Bay,” Mujahid said in a statement. hosted on Twitter.
“Currently, we are in contact with some countries where Afghans are imprisoned under various pretexts, efforts are being made to release them immediately. Today we see Assadullah Haroun released from Guantanamo and reunited with his family years later. In this regard, we thank the fraternal country of Qatar,” Mujahid explained.