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Obama Says He's Working on Closing Gitmo

June 19, 2013

US President Barack Obama said Wednesday in Berlin he would work to close the controversial prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

"We must move beyond the mindset of perpetual war, and in America, that means redoubling our efforts to close the prison at Guantanamo," Obama said in a major foreign policy speech at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.






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