U.S. sends Guantanamo Bay detainee to Morocco: Pentagon

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Posted: Sep 17, 2015 12:49 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday said it had repatriated a Guantanamo Bay detainee to Morocco, marking the seventh confirmed detainee freed from the detention camp so far in 2015.

In a statement, the Pentagon said it released Younis Abdurrahman Chekkouri from the facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in coordination with the Moroccan government and that 115 detainees remain at the detention camp.

(Reporting by Washington Newsroom; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)