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9/15/04

Iranian national held in Guantanamo prison repatriated

Tehran, Sept 15, IRNA -- An Iranian national, Bakhtiar Bameri, who had been captured in Afghanistan by US forces and sent to the Guantanamo detention center in Cuba in 2002, was repatriated on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Iran's Foreign Ministry, based on a report by the International Committee of the Red Cross, Bameri who had been released at the beginning of this year and sent back to Afghanistan arrived in Iran accompanied by a representative of the Red Cross and a physician.

Before returning to Iran, Bameri who was held in Afghanistan's Bagram prison, was not in a good condition.

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