Two Guantanamo inmates transferred to Serbia - State Dept. official

by Reuters
Monday, 11 July 2016 14:00 GMT

WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - Two inmates from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are being transferred to Serbia, leaving 76 detainees at the facility, a State Department official said on Monday.

The Department of Defense announced the transfer of Yemeni national Mansur Ahmad Saad al-Dayfi and Tajik national Muhammadi Davlatov, the official said on condition of anonymity. It was the first time a Guantanamo prisoner was transferred to Serbia, the State Department said. (Reporting by Lesley Wroughton; Writing by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)