Biden administration aims to close Guantanamo detention facility

The Biden administration aims to close the controversial detention facility at Guantanamo Bay by the end of its term, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Friday.

Iran PressAmerica: White House press secretary, Jennifer Rene Psaki pointed out that this act stands as the administration's goal and intention.

According to Psaki, several sub-cabinet policy roles and other inter-agency processes need to be filled to achieve the goal.

The facility was opened in the wake of 9/11 and has been criticized by human rights advocates amid reports of extrajudicial detentions and prisoners' inhuman treatment.


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