Al-Faisal said the Saudi and US governments negotiated a framework agreement to return the Saudi citizens into Saudi custody in batches. The US transferred 14 detainees back into Saudi custody last month, and another 15 detainees [JURIST reports] in May. Though top US officials have said they would like to close Guantanamo, top US State Department legal advisor John Bellinger said in June that torture concerns in the detainees' home countries complicate their release [JURIST report]. Reuters has more.
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