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Guantanamo Bay

Volume 684: debated on Monday 24 July 2006

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the answer by the Lord Triesman on 11 July (Official Report, col. 583), on what date they made it clear to the Government of the United States that Guantanamo Bay should be closed.[HL6935]

We have long made it clear that we regard the circumstances under which detainees are held at the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay as unacceptable. The US Government are well aware of our views through our regular discussions on detainee-related issues.